Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has accepted his fate will be decided by February’s Champions League tie against Paris Saint-Germain after Los Blancos were dumped out of the Copa del Rey by Leganes.
“Of course. That is really clear,” Zidane said when asked if his job was on the line.
“I am responsible for this, I’m the coach.”
“So I must find solutions. I must take on the situation. I will keep always fighting, keep working, try and look for things to make the team better. Nothing more.”
“I don’t regret leaving out players. Some players needed to rest. On paper this was a competitive team, then in the first half no, we did not compete.”
Queried about whether 2017-18 could go down as the worst season in Madrid’s history, Zidane added: “I always think positively, even after this failure, even tonight when we must apologise to the fans.”
“We have a game on Saturday, and on February 14 we have a Champions League game.”