Zinedine Zidane spoke at press conference after the defeat against Manchester City in the second friendly game of the International Champions Cup. The French manager spoke about the game against the Citizens, Mbappe´s signing and Keylor Navas good performance in first two games.
Zidane started the press conference talking about the game against Manchester City:”I’m not happy with the defeat, but it was not a bad match, just a bad result. They were superior at important stages of the game and we know we must improve. The good thing is they all played, the Under-21 half an hour. We are happy because there were no injuries. Just Kroos the other day. We do not like to lose, it is not important but we are a bit upset.” Zidane affirmed .
The journalist didn’t doubt about asking the manager about the huge amount of money for Mbappe’s signing: “I cannot answer you anything about the signing. I’m the coach, yo must ask to someone else. I don’t know if he worth ir but I can affirm you that I’m happy with my squad”, Zidane didn’t want to answer any question about the young talent.
Zinedine Zidane is very happy with his attack and this is what he said about the BBC:”I hope that BBC remains, hopefully all of them will stay, but everything can happen until August 31″, the coach said about the BBC.
Keylor Navas has started really good the season, being the best player in the squad in the first two games: ” He wants to star the season fit. In a career there are difficult moments, he has the virtue that he never gives up. This will be his first preseason for the first time since I’ve been with him. He is a very good keeper and this is positive for us”, Zidane said about Keylor Navas good preseason .
Zidane also highlighted the good preseason of the youth players: “They are all very good players. I’m happy with Oscar’s goal, with 18 years old sure that it’s a tremendous joy to score with the first team. They are very good and we are going to see them this year”, the French manager affirmed.