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Zidane supports Hazard despite his injury setback

Tue 01 December 2020 | 10:16

The Whites coach believes the Belgian will return more fit after his recent injury.


Eden Hazard

is having a

“hard time”

on the team,

Real Madrid


Zinedine Zidane

believes the player will have an impact on the squad when he returns. The Belgian, who has been going through leg and ankle problems since his move to Los Blancos, suffered from a thigh injury during their recent match against



Zidane, who has decided not to call Hazard for their upcoming UCL clash, said that they are responsible for taking care of the 29-year-old. When asked if his recent injury would impact Hazard’s mentality, Zidane responded:

 "No. Sometimes injuries happen and we have to endure. He is strong, I have no doubt.”

"He is having a hard time lately. We are going to help him to get better soon.”

"It is a complicated situation for Eden. He has never been injured in his career and now has more misfortunes. He will surely come back stronger. We look forward to seeing him with us again."

Real Madrid hopes to win their game against

Shakhtar Donetsk

, to get closer to the next round of the

Champions League


"It is up to us to get through,"

said Zidane.

"Tomorrow is another final, there are two left. It is surely the most important game because it can take us to another phase."

Shakhtar, who won their first game against Madrid, will be a great challenge believes the Whites defender

Nacho Fernandez


"We need to try to be much more attentive. They are a very fast team, very dynamic. We will try to get ahead on the scoreboard and be attentive defensively."

source: SportMob