Published On: Tue, May 24th, 2016

Zidane insisted Ronaldo will be fit for final


Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane, Real Madrid coach, persisted Cristiano Ronaldo, the Champions League’s top-scorer that he will be fit for Saturday’s final in opposition to Atletico Madrid regardless of a constant thigh wound.

Zidane affirmed that Ronaldo didn’t perform in a practice match on Saturday as a safety measure.

The three-time World Player of the Year furthermore succeeded at half-time of Real’s final La Liga game of the term — getting scored two times in the first-half to get his reckon for the term to 51 — at Deportivo la Coruna 10 days before.

Zidane stated on Tuesday that “There will be no problem. He felt something on Saturday when we had a game between us and he didn’t play as a precaution,”

He further added, “He will be ready for Saturday and I think we are in good shape physically.”

Though, there is not this kind of good news for French protector Raphael Varane as Zidane affirmed that he will miss Saturday’s final and his contribution at Euro 2016 is at the present in danger because of a confine wound.

Zidane said that “It is sure that he will be injured for Saturday,”

He continued as “I expect he will be out for two or three weeks. I hope for him it isn’t as severe as anticipated.

He further stated that “I hope he’ll have the chance to do something at the Euros.”

Varane was implausible to begin at the San Siro in Milan in any scenario with Captain Sergio Ramos and Pepe Zidane’s favored essential protective partnership.

Zidane will consequently have his preference beginning 11 fully-fit with the on-form Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema going to adhere Ronaldo in an assault.

An 11th European Cup would cap a thrilling initiate to Zidane’s senior supervision career having twisted around Real’s fates with 21 triumphs from 26 games since restoring the sacked Rafael Benitez in January.

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Though, the Frenchman — who succeeded the Champions League for Madrid with a thrilling volleyed winner in 2002 final — persisted that he still has much to learn as a coach.

He stated that “I have a lot to learn, the desire I have to learn is tremendous and I am convinced I am going to improve,”

He continued “I have a lot to do to be a good and important coach in football.”


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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.

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