Zidane Angry With Morata Sale?
Zinedine Zidane Angry With Alvaro Morata Sale?
Zinedine Zidane has spoken out about the sale of Alvaro Morata, and did not sound too impressed about losing the striker who scored 20 goals for him last season.
The Frenchman appeared unhappy with the sale of the 24-year-old, saying his departure leaves Real Madrid with a shortage in attack.
"Alvaro has gone and we're lacking a striker at the moment," Zidane said, as quoted by the Daily Mail.
"We saw what he did last year, he played very well and brought a lot to the team. It's the way it is. We'll see what we're going to do about it."
However, Zidane was upbeat about Cristiano Ronaldo's future at the club, insisting he is confident the superstar will stay at the Santiago Bernabeu.
"There's been a lot of talk surrounding Cristiano, that he wanted to go,” he added.
"I only believe in one thing. Whenever I've spoken to him, he's been very relaxed. He's on holiday and he'll be back with us on 5 August.
"I listen, just like everyone else, but the only thing I'm concerned with is what he wants to do with Real Madrid.
"I think he'll stay for the next two or three years he's got left with us."
Only Ronaldo, with 42 strikes, scored more goals than Morata for Real last season.
So far, Los Blancos have signed only Theo Hernandez, as competition for Marcelo at left back, and Dani Ceballos, whose best position is in central midfield, in this window.
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