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Zidane: “We didn’t win anything this season, but we know what we have to do”

The coach spoke after the Villarreal game.

Real Madrid v Villarreal CF - La Liga Santander Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

Real Madrid couldn’t win the league title this season, but Zinedine Zidane has looked ahead to the future after their 2-1 win over Villarreal in the final game of the 2020/21 LaLiga Santander season.

He said: “I want to thank our fanbase because they have always supported the team. I think everyone can be proud of the fact that the players gave their all. We have to congratulate the whole squad. We also have to congratulate Atlético Madrid, who deserved it because whoever is top deserved it. The most important thing for us is what the players have done.”

The subject of conversation then moved on to Zidane’s future, but he didn’t want to talk about that, saying: “With time and calm, I’ll speak with the club. We didn’t win anything, but we know what we have to do. As a club, we didn’t win anything this year. We know what we have to achieve, and what the fans want is the most important. We have to thank our fans because they have supported us the whole way. It’s a day to congratulate the whole squad.”

Zidane insisted that Los Blancos fought until the end in 2020/21, saying: “We gave everything on the pitch and I’m responsible for all of this. We’ll evaluate everything. All the players want to do is win.”

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