Ramos backs under-fire Zidane to continue at Real Madrid

Champions League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 22/10/2019

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has backed under-fire manager Zinedine Zidane to continue as Los Blancos coach after enduring a tough time on his return to Santiago Bernabeu.

Real Madrid suffered a shocking defeat to relegation strugglers Real Mallorca at the Iberostar Stadium last weekend and doubts have emerged over Zidane's competency after the defeat that saw Barcelona top Los Blancos on top of the summit.

But Ramos insisted that "It would be very easy to say that Zidane will be here until the end of the season.

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"That would put an end to the speculation. The talk of coaches who could come to Madrid is already very old.

"Everyone knows that we will give everything for this shirt under Zidane. And wherever happens we will show we are a united team and have trust in the training methods.

"Zidane isn't frightened of anything, he knows the club and how it works day-to-day. Everything depends on the results. He deserves respect for everything he has done for Real Madrid."

Real Madrid will take on Galatasaray in the Champions League on Tuesday night, Zidane must propel his boys to victory to get things in order for himself and for the team.