‘Nobody’s ahead anybody’ – Zidane explains Vinicius-Bale competition

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane spoke to the media ahead of Sunday’s LaLiga clash with Real Betis (21:00 CET).

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane spoke to the media on the eve of Sunday’s LaLiga clash with Real Betis at the Estadio Benito Villamarín (21:00 CET):

“They’re a really good team and they’ll be tough opposition, even if they have had a few problems with results. It’ll be a physical battle and we’ll have to be on our mettle tactically.”

“Of course, but my passion has always been football and my livelihood is the thing I like the most. Working for this club is a huge source of pride and I make sure to enjoy every moment of it, although it’s the players who write the club0s history.”

“Everyone does their job as they see fit and tries to do it well. There are times in games when the tension can spill over. I’m not going to get into whether it [Sarabia’s intense style of coaching] is good or bad. Everyone experiences the job in their own way.”

“Nobody’s ahead anybody. I tell my players that they’re all important. We all have to be ready to perform and contribute. The players always want to play and I’m here to make the decisions.”

“We’ve been given the same advice as everyone. We’re told what we need to do and we trust those who know about it.”

“Yes, but I know how this works. Today I’m Real Madrid coach, but that could change tomorrow.”

“They haven’t called me. I’m only thinking about Real Marid. I don’t know anything about. There’s always talk…