Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is facing severe criticism from his fans, due to the decline in his results, and his exit from the Spanish Cup, and there is talk of the possibility of his dismissal in the event of his stumbling in the Champions League.
Zidane appeared angry during the press conference on the eve of his host Huesca match, on Saturday, in the twenty-second round of the Spanish Football League.
Zidane said in his answer to a question from the Spanish journalist Fernando Burgos: “You have to say it to me that you want to fire me, do not speak from behind, you want to change me, that is how it is.”
The coach, returning from a period of isolation after recovering from the Corona virus, added: “I am not happy, I do not deserve this treatment from the press, what I want is a little respect. If we do not succeed then I am the first to assume responsibility, I was confined for two weeks, but I will appear and I will fight until the end.” I’m a little angry. ”
He continued, “I am in charge of this team, if there are some things that are not working, I am the first person who should take charge, next year we have to make some changes.”
The French coach ended by saying: “My talk to the fans, we have to raise our heads regardless of what happens, we will fight for the fans, they like this club very much and they want to win, and this is what we will try for. There are two tournaments remaining, 54 points at stake in the league, 6 Upcoming matches before returning to the Champions League, we will fight in both championships until the end. “
Real Madrid are third in the league standings with 40 points, 10 points behind leaders, Atletico Madrid, who also have a game in hand.