Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane spoke ahead of their clash against Manchester United (Sunday, 23:00 CET). Los Blancos will play against Mourinho’s side for the UEFA Supercup, so it’s clear that this will be just a pre-season test for Zidane and that he will not give out any hints.
“There are good vibes in the camp, I'm happy to be getting started. We've been training for 10 days now and the players want to get under way. This match will do us good. It's our first game and the fourth match for them,” said Zidane.
“We hope for a good game, it's the first one and everyone wants to play and get minutes under their belts. It's game one, I hope nobody picks up any knocks, that we play well and I'm not bothered about the result. It's a case of giving it our best and nobody getting injured,” he added.
He also talked about Mourinho, the coach he will be facing.
“I worked with him. We know the coach he is, he knows the game very well and how to manage a group. The experience I had with him was very interesting,” he explained.
And finally, he had something to say about the Mbappe-to-Real Madrid rumors.
“It's always being discussed, but we're here and with the guys who have just arrived, there are 28-30 players. We're with them and that's all I think about. Anything can happen until the 31st. He's a good player who a lot of clubs are interested in. I'm thinking about tomorrow's game, about my players and getting ready for the season,” concluded the coach.