Real Madrid coach Zidane angry with Benzema jeers

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his side's fifth goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Real Sociedad at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid Saturday Feb. 10 2018

Real Madrid coach Zidane angry with Benzema jeers

In the midst of recent struggles by his club, Eden Hazard has refused to dampen unrelenting speculation linking him with a move to Real Madrid although he insists he's happy at Chelsea.

Madrid's poor domestic form, which has left them 19 points behind unbeaten leaders Barca and saw them exit the Copa del Rey to Leganes, has increased the pressure on head coach Zinedine Zidane.

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane tried to ignore their upcoming clash with Paris Saint-Germain to focus on Saturday's La Liga match against Real Sociedad. We know it will be a hard match."I don't know what will happen on Wednesday [against PSG], but we are keen to do well", he added.

"[Real Sociedad] are a good team, but we want to play a good game of football".

"Real? I think we're ready". We revealed in December that Real were growing increasingly confident of landing the Blues pair this summer.

Zidane, though, has rejected any such proposals exist - and stressed he wanted Spaniard Isco to remain at the club for the long term.

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo centre scores past Real Sociedad's goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli on the ground left during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Real Sociedad at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid Saturday Feb. 10

"It's a very hard game, I am a Real Madrid ambassador and obviously I want them to win, but on the other hand I like PSG and my great friend Neymar is there, and everyone loves him", Ronaldo added.

Understandably there will be no shortage of interest if Isco becomes available but the report says Arsenal and Liverpool will be among the clubs vying for his signature this summer. Every member of this squad is crucial. I'd be lying to you if I said that we weren't thinking about PSG. "What is certa" in is that one day I will return to Madrid.

Zidane sees no reason to fear their upcoming European showdown against the French giants.

"We're going to give it our all. No matter what happens, we know that we can turn things around and I want the fans to be beside us and I know they will be", the 45-year old said.

"We know it'll be tough but we're not anxious". On player who looks certain to start is Dani Carvajal, who will miss the PSG game due to suspension.

Emery's side racked up their 14th win in their last 15 games in all competitions to restore their 15-point lead at the top of Ligue 1 thanks to Neymar's solitary second-half strike. "We've got great recruits with Kylian [Mbappe] and Neymar".

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