Zinedine Zidane talked after the victory against Osasuna. Real Madrid won 5-2 with a team plenty of changes thinking in the Champions League match next week. The Real Madrid manager spoke about the debut of Cristiano, the rotations, Modric, Benzema and Danilo.
The journalists asked Zidane about the rotations he did in the starting 11 of today “ Today I´ve done it like this because of the selection matches our players played and the number of the games we have to play in the next weeks. Wednesday we have to play another match and we want to continue our good results until now.”
The French manager also talked about Cristiano Ronaldo and his return “ He is happy and we enjoyed he is in the field. He played half an hour and against Sporting we will see what happens. There are many games and we must be careful.” Zidane answered about the return of the Portuguese star.
Danilo played a great game today and he even scored a goal. Zidane also talked about the Brazilian winger “It´s very difficlult to make the line-up. It is the most complicated postion becaise both are doing it very well. I´m very happy with Danilo and Carvajal, both will play during the season.” Zidane explained.
Luca Modric has been the best player this afternoon. All the supporters that went to Santiago Bernabéu applauded the Croatian midfielder when he leaved the game. Zidane talked about his player “ We knoow what type of player is Luka. He don´t need too much information. I´m very happywith the ovation Modric received, he deserves it, is an answer to all the work he does. He is a player-manager.”
Benzema also returned today having a few minutes today and his compatriot talked about him “I saw him vey good and pleased with what he has done today” Zidane said.