‘They are both very good and very young’- Zidane on Haaland and Mbappe

Fri 19 February 2021 | 14:51

The Frenchman admitted to being impressed with the youngsters’ Champions League performance after each one of them helped his side to win the game as he talked about their rumored links with Real Madrid.

Real Madrid

manager, Zinedine Zidane, talked about

Kylian Mbappe


Erling Haaland

’s rumored links with Los Blancos after their praiseworthy performance in their recent Champions League wins.


Borussia Dortmund

’s Haaland helped his team with a brace Mbappe earned

Paris Saint-Germain

a victory by scoring a hat-trick against



Talking about the two players ahead of their clash with

Real Valladolid

, Zidane said:

"I watch all the games and I like to see great things like any fan. They are both very good and very young, players of the present and for the future.”

"Whether one or the other, I won't say, everyone has their own preferences."

According to some reports, the Whites wish to sign both players, but with their current value the club is not sure if they can afford the young stars.

Confirming that

Karim Benzema

will miss the

La Liga

match, the Frenchman added:

"Something came up yesterday, he won't be with us tomorrow. We'll see for next week."

The next match for Real Madrid will be in the Champions League round of 16 against


, before they head to face

Real Sociedad

and then

Atletico Madrid


source: SportMob