Zinedine Zidane delivers verdict on his Real Madrid future that could affect Arsenal

Zinedine Zidane has refused to guarantee being Real Madrid boss next season.

And the Frenchman’s future with the La Liga giants could have an impact on Arsenal who may look to sign one of Dani Ceballos or Martin Odegaard permanently in the summer transfer window.

Both Real Madrid players are currently on loan at the Emirates Stadium this season and will almost certainly be affected if Zidane stays at the Santiago Bernabeu, chooses to leave or is sacked.

Pressure is growing on the legendary former midfielder who won three Champions Leagues in a row with Los Blancos in his first spell after a disappointing start to the 2020/21 campaign.

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His side trail rivals Atletico Madrid by seven points having played two games more, are out of the Copa Del Rey and squeezed through in their Champions League group.

Rumours of the sack appeared to be getting to Zidane as he argued with reporters ahead of last Saturday’s 2-1 win at Huesca, but was in a much calmer mood on Monday.

However, he did not want to discuss whether he would remain at Real Madrid until his contract ends in June 2022.

“We’ll see about that, the most important thing is how we work each day, that’s what I’m concerned with,” Zidane said, as per the Daily Mail. “We can’t change what has happened but all I can say is those who are still at the club deserve to be able to work in peace.

“People can say whatever they want about us, but we’ll keep believing in ourselves.

“Why would I leave something I enjoy doing? We are going through a difficult moment right now, that’s how life is, and we know that Real Madrid is a huge club where you always have to compete and where there will always be changes.

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