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Bale gives Zidane a headache again – MARCA.com
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Bale gives Zidane a headache again – MARCA.com

What was popular among Welsh supporters hasn’t gone down well with Real Madrid fans?Gareth Bale’s antics with a flag mocking Real Madrid have prompted angry reactions from Madridistas and it certainly won’t have pleased Zinedine Zidane.After Bale came close to leaving in the summer, the Real Madrid boss accepted the fact that he was keeping…

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Zidane won’t go to war with Bale – MARCA.com
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Zidane won’t go to war with Bale – MARCA.com

Ángel RiveroMARCAZinedine Zidane won’t respond to Gareth Bale’s provocations over this international break. It’s a long time since the Welshman kept the coach from sleeping at night, and since the summer’s departure never went through and Zidane was told that Bale would remain at the club, the Frenchman has acted professionally and used him when…

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Bale, James… Zidane not one for second chances at Madrid – AS English
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Bale, James… Zidane not one for second chances at Madrid – AS English

One of the biggest challenges to players under Zinedine Zidane’s management is getting back into his good books after falling out. And there have been a number of cases like this that have developed under the Frenchman. Turning Zidane around Some players have somewhat resolved their issues with the coach by putting a few kilometres…

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Zidane: Real Madrid have been more generous since Mallorca defeat – MARCA.com
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Zidane: Real Madrid have been more generous since Mallorca defeat – MARCA.com

Real Madrid More fluid going forwardZinedine Zidane believes generosity is one of the main reasons for Real Madrid’s upturn in form.Los Blancos are undefeated in their last five games after losing 1-0 to Real Mallorca in mid-October.Goals from Karim Benzema, Sergio Ramos and Fede Valverde secured a 4-0 win against Eibar on Saturday evening.”We’ve worked a…

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La Liga: Zidane releases Real Madrid squad to face Eibar – Daily Post Nigeria
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La Liga: Zidane releases Real Madrid squad to face Eibar – Daily Post Nigeria

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has released his side’s squad to face Eibar in today’s away La Liga clash. Zidane announced a 19-man list to tackle Eibar in a post on the club’s official Twitter page. Real Madrid head to the game after a 6-0 victory over Galatasaray in the Champions League on Wednesday. Below…

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What Leonardo’s anger with Zidane covers up: Mbappe isn’t for sale, he’s priceless – MARCA.com
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What Leonardo’s anger with Zidane covers up: Mbappe isn’t for sale, he’s priceless – MARCA.com

Real Madrid PSG won’t consider selling himMbappe AFPParis Saint-Germain have reacted to Zinedine Zidane’s latest statements on Kylian Mbappe with anger, but they remain insistent that they will not allow their star man to leave.It comes after Zidane spoke about the forward ahead of a Champions League clash with Galatasaray.”He’s a PSG player, but he said…

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Zidane hoping for Courtois heroics to continue against Eibar – MARCA.com
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Zidane hoping for Courtois heroics to continue against Eibar – MARCA.com

Real Madrid Four clean sheets in a rowReal Madrid will arrive to face Eibar with Thibaut Courtois shielding Zinedine Zidane with his rapid upturn in form in recent matches, with the Belgian keeping four clean sheets. He has come in for criticism in the early part of the season, with fans even taking to Alphonse Areola…

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Zidane on Bale and James: They’re not injured, they’re just not available to play – MARCA.com
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Zidane on Bale and James: They’re not injured, they’re just not available to play – MARCA.com

Real Madrid Both set for international dutyZinedine Zidane was not in a good mood when asked about Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez’s absence in his pre-match press conference ahead of Real Madrid’s trip to Eibar.Bale and James haven’t played for Los Blancos in recent weeks but are set to jet off with their countries during the…

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Zidane: I said what Mbappe said himself, that his dream is to play for Real Madrid – MARCA.com
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Zidane: I said what Mbappe said himself, that his dream is to play for Real Madrid – MARCA.com

Real Madrid Responded to Leonardo’s commentsZidane, Diego G. SoutoMARCZinedine Zidane has responded to Leonardo’s comments about him unsettling Kylian Mbappe.Zidane had suggested that Mbappe’s dream was to play for Real Madrid and the Paris Saint-Germain sporting director wasn’t happy with how he spoke about the forward.”I didn’t say anything. I only said what the player said;…

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Zidane recalls Vinicius but Jovic out of Real Madrid squad for Eibar trip – AS English
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Zidane recalls Vinicius but Jovic out of Real Madrid squad for Eibar trip – AS English

Zinedine Zidane released his squad list for Saturday against Eibar and Vinicius returns to the fold with Brahim while Jovic has been left behind. The Brazilian played the first five games of the season and has only participated sparingly in five of the last 10.  He has lost his place to Rodrygo, who has caught fire…

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PSG blasts Zidane over comments on Mbappe – Daily Post Nigeria
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PSG blasts Zidane over comments on Mbappe – Daily Post Nigeria

Paris Saint-Germain Sporting Director, Leonardo, has hit back at Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, after he spoke about Kylian Mbappe’s “dream” to play for the Spanish giants. Zidane discussed Mbappe’s reported admiration ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Galatasaray, leaving Leonardo unimpressed. “Honestly, it is a bit irritating. “I think it is not the…

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Zidane reveals ‘only thing’ that changed in Real Madrid since Cristiano Ronaldo left for Juventus – Daily Post Nigeria
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Zidane reveals ‘only thing’ that changed in Real Madrid since Cristiano Ronaldo left for Juventus – Daily Post Nigeria

Real Madrid’s coach, Zinedine Zidane has claimed that the only thing that changed in his side since Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo left the Los Blancos for Juventus was that striker, Karim Benzema has become ‘more mature’. Ronaldo left Real Madrid as their all-time highest goalscorer to join the Serie A champions, Juventus in the summer…

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Zidane likens Benzema to Ronaldo, heaps praise on Rodrygo – Fcnaija
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Zidane likens Benzema to Ronaldo, heaps praise on Rodrygo – Fcnaija

Champions League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 07/11/2019 Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has likened Karim Benzema to Cristiano Ronaldo and heap praise on Rodrygo after the youngster scored a hat-trick against Galatasaray in the Champions League on Wednesday night at the Santiago Bernabeu.Benzema scored twice in the 6-0 win to reach the 50-goal mark for…

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Zidane: Benzema is like Cristiano Ronaldo in the history of Real Madrid – MARCA.com
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Zidane: Benzema is like Cristiano Ronaldo in the history of Real Madrid – MARCA.com

Real Madrid Praised the Frenchman and RodrygoJuanjo Martín / EFEZinedine Zidane believes Karim Benzema ranks alongside Cristiano Ronaldo in the history of Real Madrid.The French striker scored twice in Los Blancos’ 6-0 thrashing of Galatasaray on Wednesday to reach the 50-goal mark for the club in the Champions League.”His numbers speak for themselves,” Zidane said of…

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Zidane unfazed by Wales calling up injured Bale – The Punch
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Zidane unfazed by Wales calling up injured Bale – The Punch

Zinedine Zidane said Tuesday he is unfazed by Wales calling up Gareth Bale but insists the Real Madrid forward is still unfit to play. Zidane also reiterated his desire for Bale to stay at Madrid for the whole season, describing suggestions he wants the 30-year-old to be sold in January as “nonsense”. Bale picked up…

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