Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa has claimed that current coach Zinedine Zidane is the perfect coach for Real Madrid and the fullback can see more success for Real Madrid under the French man.
Zidane took over the reigns at Real Madrid after Rafael Benitez was shown doors by club president Florentino Perez. In his first seven games as Real Madrid’s head coach, Zidane did not lose a single game and has broken some long-standing records. Fans of Real Madrid too enjoying Zidane’s presence as he has built a rhythm with the players and is loosening the knots formed between the players.
In speaking to Real Madrid’s official site, Arbeloa revealed that he is still ‘left open-mouthed’ by the French Legend by his very casual presence while he is with the team and admired about his easy going nature amid his Legendary status. Zidane is one of the greatest ever players to grace the game and Arbeloa said the maestro did not show that a bit. Zidane is one rarest coaches in the world who also runs with the players during training.
“When I look at him sometimes I am left open-mouthed because he’s a special player, and I have to tell myself that now it’s normal, he’s my coach and I think that that’s positive. I feel privileged to be playing here, in the best team in the world, and in a city like Madrid,” told Arbeloa.
The Spaniard also revealed that Zidane is the perfect coach that Real Madrid can have and is eager to learn more and more from his then player and now coach. Zidane is a football icon and Arbeloa said that Zidane is his idol as a kid and is still has lots of things to offer, but as a coach this time.
“He was my idol when I was a kid. A few years later he was a teammate, and now he’s my coach. He trains alongside us, and we want to learn from him. He’s the perfect coach for Real Madrid,” revealed Arbeloa.
Things have changed with Real Madrid drastically after Zidane’s appointment and it is much expected that he will bring Real Madrid’s best days back. Many will also agree with Arbeloa and ‘Zidane is the perfect coach for Real Madrid’ indeed.
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