Neymar and Ronaldo ‘suitable’, suggests Madrid boss Zidane


Discuss of Neymar leaving PSG for Actual Madrid has ramped up as soon as extra and Zinedine Zidane believes he may play alongside Cristiano Ronaldo.

Information 11 Might 2018, 17:43 IST


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Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar

Zinedine Zidane has little question Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo would be capable of play collectively in the identical crew however refused to be drawn on whether or not Actual Madrid will desk a bid for the Brazil celebrity.

Neymar left Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain in a world-record €222million change final August.

Though he proved a giant hit within the French capital earlier than a damaged metatarsal on the finish of February curtailed his season, the 26-year-old has been persistently linked with one other blockbuster change to Madrid.

A report by Catalan newspaper Mundo Deportivo on Thursday claimed Neymar had instructed his PSG team-mates he intends to go away on the finish of the season, however Zidane was eager to not stoke additional hypothesis at a pre-match information convention for Saturday’s LaLiga recreation towards Celta Vigo.  

“In the intervening time, all I can inform you is I am apprehensive about what’s arising,” stated the French coach, who will look to win a 3rd consecutive Champions League title towards Liverpool on the finish of this month.

“After the ultimate we’ll discuss with the membership about subsequent 12 months and what modifications shall be made. However I can not discuss something like that [Neymar] in the mean time.”

Nevertheless, recalling a link-up with fellow France star Youri Djorkaeff throughout his personal enjoying profession, Zidane rejected solutions Neymar’s arrival would signify dangerous information for Madrid’s all-time document goalscorer Ronaldo.

“Good participant are all the time suitable,” he stated. “I keep in mind one 12 months they stated I wasn’t suitable to play with Djorkaeff. We received the World Cup collectively.

“So good gamers can all the time play collectively. On the pitch there’s a chemistry.”

Zidane added: “I do not know if we’re negotiating for Neymar. What’s worrying us is what’s going on in the mean time.

“I have never requested Neymar personally as a result of I do not become involved in this stuff. We’ve got to complete this season, the remaining will come after.”

Defeat to Liverpool on the again of Barcelona’s procession to LaLiga glory may imply Madrid planning for the long run with out Zidane, regardless of whether or not Neymar is on the best way.

Nicely-versed in how issues play out within the Santiago Bernabeu’s corridors of energy, the 45-year-old is often relaxed about his state of affairs.

“I haven’t got to say sure or no,” Zidane replied when requested about whether or not he anticipated to remain. “What occurs will occur.

“As you all know right here, I am all the time constructive. I all the time take into consideration one factor, which is doing the whole lot doable to win.

“What occurs, will occur. Right here, what counts are the outcomes. That is all.

“The remaining, properly… we will discuss loads about the remaining.”

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