One of standard defenders in the past four seasons in Real Madrid, the Portuguese, Pepe will be out of contract in the summer.
Zidane has spoken for the first time for the future of Pepe. He says that he is happy with the player and will be glad if Pepe stays in Real Madrid for next se ason, but at the end the decision should be made by the player and Zidane will respect his decision.
“I would like him to stay, as long as he wants, of course,” Zidane said. “He remains an important member of the squad. But we will see in June. With all Pepe has done at this club, we must respect whatever happens with him.” added Zidane.
There are rumors that in the summer Pepe will join the Chinese Super League on a free transfer, because an offer that its very hard for him to refuse, specially now that he turn 34 years and is in the end of his career.