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    Zinedine Zidane speaks out over Real Madrid future following Bilbao win

    Zinedine Zidane speaks out over Real Madrid future following Bilbao win

     

    Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has, on Sunday, spoken out, amid the widespread speculation surrounding his future.

    Nacho on target

    Los Blancos were of course back in action a short time ago.

    The capital giants made the trip to the Basque country, for an absolutely crucial La Liga showdown with Athletic Bilbao.

    Ahead of kick-off at the San Mames, Real sat just two points adrift of city rivals Atletico at the Spanish top-flight summit.

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    In turn, Zidane and co. were, ahead of kick-off, no doubt aware that nothing but a victory would suffice, in their efforts to keep alive the club’s hopes of securing a 2nd-straight league title.

    And, when all was said and done, secure all three points is precisely what Los Merengues managed.

    A solitary strike from surprise hero Nacho Fernandez a little over twenty minutes from time saw Real keep the pressure on Atleti, who also got the better of Osasuna at the Wanda Metropolitano:

    ‘Not said anything’

    it was not Real’s efforts on the pitch, however, which went on to take centre stage in the post-match media chatter at the San Mames.

    Instead, it was the future of Zinedine Zidane.

    Just last night, it was widely reported that Los Blancos’ long-time boss had informed the club’s stars of his decision to step down in the summer:

    24 hours on, though, ‘Zizou’ has moved to put such claims to bed.

    Speaking during a post-match interview, the French tactician confirmed that he has not yet spoken to Real’s squad about his future, with the club’s focus remaining on matters on the pitch:

     

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