The Classic of Spain between Real Madrid Y Barcelona has been the perfect excuse for Zinedine Zidane refers to the continuity of Lionel Messi in the azulgrana team. At the press conference prior to the game that will be played this Saturday, April 10 at the Alfredo di Stéfano stadium, the French coach has expressed his desire to continue seeing the 33-year-old Argentine star in Spanish football, whose contract with the Catalan institution ends next June 30.
“Let him stay at Barça, it’s fine there. It would be good for LaLiga ”, Zidane responded to one of the journalists who asked his opinion about the future of Lionel Messi, who could play his last Classic of Spain this Saturday if he decides to stop wearing the elastic ‘Blaugrana’ at the end of the season.
Zidane also referred to the bad streak that Lionel Messi has been going through in the Classics. Rosario’s genius has not marked Real Madrid since the 2017-18 season in a draw (2-2) at Camp Nou.
“We know the player he is, even if he doesn’t score goals. We are going to play against Barça and they are all very good. We will try to counteract its virtues, which are many ”, explained the Real Madrid strategist.
Messi played 44 matches against Real Madrid, counting the LaLiga, Champions League, Copa del Rey or Spanish Super Cup matches, in which he scored 26 goals, being the highest historical scorer in this type of match.Zidane asked for Messi’s continuity at Barcelona.
On the other hand, Zinedine Zidane hinted that Eden Hazard is not yet in condition to compete in a match required by the Clásico and that his return “depends solely” on his own feelings.
The return of Hazard “does not depend on the Belgian team or Real Madrid,” said Zidane, who transferred the final decision to the player. “It depends solely on the feelings of the player, with us there is a recovery process but then the important thing is his feeling, speaking clearly with the coach. added.
The Madrid coach assured that “he will see tomorrow” if Hazard plays against Barcelona and although at the beginning he said that at the moment he cannot count on the Belgian, later he assured that “he is better” after a full week of training with the group.
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