Zinedine Zidane He acknowledged that he is concerned about the season schedule, “too much” in his opinion for “the health of the players”, but that they accept it and do not “change” their philosophy of trying to win every game, starting with this one. Saturday against Villarreal, against whom Sergio Ramos will not play, a sensitive loss “due to its importance and what it transmits.”

“I’m not going to get into that debate, but it is true that the calendar is too much. I think about the health of the players and having the games we have, but it’s not just us, there are many other teams that live the same. I am concerned with the calendar, “Zidane admitted this Friday at a press conference.

The French, who pointed out that coaches “need to feel heard” on these issues, he stressed that the large number of matches in a row diminish “health and play.” “To give a good show it is important to rest. Recovery is very important and we don’t have it“, he recalled, clarifying that” it is very difficult “to catch a good physical tone.” But it will be like that until the end. It is not looking for excuses, it is reality, but it is like that and it does not change us in that we have to try to win all the games, “he warned.

‘Zizou’ also assured that it was “frustrating” to see the injuries of Sergio Ramos and Varane with their respective teams. “Anyone who is injured is bad news, but that’s it, today is another day. We know that Sergio will not be there and we want him to recover quickly. Rafa will be there and the others are thinking only about the game,” he remarked.

Of the French, anyway, he confirmed that “he is not one hundred percent”. “He did not train on Thursday and has a blow, but he is committed to playing and that is good,” he stressed. Of the captain, he stressed that “he always” wants him in the team “for his importance and for what he transmits” but he considered that You should not stop going to Spain because “it has nothing to do with it” and he has to extend his international career “until he wants to.”

“He is our leader and an important player, he has shown it and is showing it,” added the one from Beds, also in the spotlight in case he renews or not. “I want him and the club to be okay, I hope it is quickly fixed for the good of all “, settled.