Zidane: Cristiano is ready to Play

Zidane: Cristiano is ready to Play


Zinedine Zidane spoke at press conference before the first leg of the Spanish Supercup against FC Barcelona. The French manager highlighted that he could do some rotations in the line-up, the importance of this title and other topics.

Zidane stated the press conference talking about the possible rotations he will do against Barcelona:”We are all in a good shape and very focused in the first leg against Barcelona. You will see tomorrow if I do rotations or not. Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to play, he is fine. He only trained a few day with us but he is fit to face the tie”, Zidane said about the possible rotations.

This will be the second title of the year after winning the European Supercup against Manchester United and this is what Zidane thinks about this completion:”It’s a very important title. It’s the Spanish Supercup and it has a special value. We know that it will be even more special because we will play against Barcelona”, Zidane said about the Spanish Supercup.

The journalists didn’t doubt about asking Zidane about Neymar’s departure to PSG for an amount of €222M: “The player who will play tomorrow will not have the same quality as Neymar. There are not many players as him, but Barcelona have a very complete squad.”, the French manager said about Neymar’s signing to PSG.

Théó Hernández could enter in Zidane’s  starting 11 with the aim of giving Marcelo a rest after several matches in a row: “He is physically very could and he can have the chance to play the first leg. He has done a good preseason and he is growing as the rest of his teammates with the pass of the games.”, he said about his compatriot.

Modric will not play the first leg because he is sanction and the journalists asked Zidane if Isco can play in Modric’s position with the BBC in the attack:”They can be compatible. We have many variants in the team and that’s always good. We will see  who enters in the line-up instead Modric.”, Zidane affirmed.