Actual Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insists the connection between Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior is ‘good’.
The striker informed his teammate Ferland Mendy to keep away from passing to the Brazilian as he was ‘taking part in in opposition to them’ in a brutal dialog that was caught on digital camera at half-time in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw with Borussia Monchengladbach
Benzema stated in a leaked clip: “Don’t play with him. On my mom’s life, he’s taking part in in opposition to us.”
The defender was heard replying: “When he turns into scared, he loses what makes him nice.”
Actual Madrid had been 2-Zero down due to a brace from Marcus Thuram, earlier than Benzema and Casemiro netted late targets to earn a degree within the Champions League conflict.
Regardless of the tough phrases, Zidane performed down solutions of friction between Benzema and Vinicius.
On Friday, he stated: “It’s clear about Benzema and Vinicius. They’ve talked to one another. Issues keep on the sphere. They talked and it’s good.
“There isn’t a drawback between them – the alternative. Ultimately, the necessary factor is that the power is on tomorrow’s recreation [against Huesca].
“Issues like Benzema and Vinicius have at all times occurred however they keep on the sphere. The one factor that has modified is that there are numerous cameras.”
Mendy solely handed the ball to Vinicius 3 times through the second-half following the dialog.
The 20-year-old winger was changed by Eden Hazard within the 70th minute having solely managed a cross completion charge of 71 per cent.
Zidane is adamant Vinicius has a future on the Bernabeu.
He added: “Vinicius is younger. He has a gift and a future at Madrid.
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“He’s a boy who needs to study and enhance. He works and that’s good for a coach and a workforce.”
Zidane’s feedback got here following a report from Marca claiming Benzema had apologised to Vinicius.