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Zidane says he will “fight” to stay at Real Madrid

Ⓒ AFP/Archivos – Gabriel Bouys – | Zinedine Zidane, before the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) played on 14 February last at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium

The coach of Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane, showed on Tuesday his desire to continue leading the white team after stating: “I will fight to stay here.”

“I’m fine here,” the white coach said Tuesday, insisting that “I’m going to fight to stay here forever.”

Zidane expressed himself in this way when asked about his future in the press conference prior to the postponed match of the 16th day of the league on Wednesday against Leganes.

“In the end, until I get tired of this job, I’m going to continue, I’m fine here, I’m always going to fight,” added Zidane, whose statements a few days ago saying he was in a position of “a lot of wear” will trigger speculation .

“I enjoy every day, it’s a lot of wear, but I’m young, I’m 45 years old, I’m not 80 years old to say I’m tired of training, I have a margin,” said the white coach.

“Having a long contract, I only look at the day to day, it’s what leads me to be strong, then we’ll see, but I’m going to fight to stay here forever,” he said.

Zidane had confirmed in January that he had renewed his contract with Real Madrid until 2020, which, if fulfilled, would turn him into the coach who has spent the most time on the ‘merengue’ bench in the 21st century.

Smiling and relaxed, when a reporter asked him if he would clarify his future before the end of the current campaign, as he did in 2006 when he hung up his boots, Zidane said: “Before the end of the season I’ll say … just before.”

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