Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane commented on Sunday in Madrid, about the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo from the team, one day ahead of a local derby against Leganes.
«The problem is that Cristiano [Ronaldo] cannot be replaced, he is gone but we can bring any player and the player who comes will not do the same as Cristiano,» said Zidane.
Cristiano Ronaldo left Real Madrid at the end of... Еще last season after nine years in Madrid, moving to Italian side Juventus. In his absence Real Madrid struggled and changed three head coaches. They are currently third in the league, five point behind of city rival Atletico.
Zidane also commented on what lies ahead of Real Madrid before their match against mid-table Leganes: «I expect a rival who wants to win Real Madrid, that if with motivation, with aggressiveness, with what they are doing this year that is a good season.»