Zinedine Zidane coy on potential new arrivals

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has revealed that he is “happy with this squad” amid suggestions that Los Blancos will sign AS Monaco attacker Kylian Mbappe in a world-record deal this summer.

The likes of James Rodriguez and Alvaro Morata have left the Bernabeu this summer, leaving the Spanish champions short of first-team options in the final third of the field.

The European Cup holders have been strongly linked with a move for Mbappe ahead of the new campaign, but Zidane has refused to confirm whether he will sign any more new players in this summer’s transfer window.

“Signings? It’s the same question as 10 days ago. You [reporters] always ask me the same thing and I always say the same thing to you. I’m here to work with what I have. For now, we’re the way we are and I’m happy with this squad,” Zidane told reporters.

Real Madrid lost their third straight pre-season match on Saturday night after going down 3-2 to Barcelona in El Clasico.