Colombia playmaker James has missed Madrid’s last four matches in all rivalries because of a harm to one side calf and has now harmed a similar muscle in his correct leg, with nearby media reports foreseeing a further half a month on the sidelines.
“James has an issue with his other leg,” Zidane said in front of Wednesday’s Copa del Rey trek to Celta Vigo, where Madrid will look to topple a 2-1 shortfall from the primary leg of the quarter-last. “It is a strain, not a [serious] damage, which is the great part.”
Madrid’s sketchy begin to 2017 – Saturday’s thin 2-1 win over Malaga was their first triumph in four matches – has been joined by a developing damage list.
In the first place leg goalscorer Marcelo and persuasive midfielder Luka Modric will miss the excursion to Vigo in the wake of getting separate hamstring and thigh strains at the end of the week and Zidane is now without guarded twosome Pepe (calf) and Dani Carvajal (hamstring), with Gareth Bundle (lower leg) a long haul non-attendant.
“It’s actual that we’ve had many wounds as of late, yet I simply need to state I am in charge of everything,” Zidane stated, in light of the work of his training and medicinal staff being raised doubt about. “The general population here is doing their best to ensure the players are alright.
“I’d get a kick out of the chance to have everybody, yes. Am I irritated that some are harmed, yes? Be that as it may, we can’t do anything. In a season, this happens. Presently, it’s our turn right now, yet we’re not stressed. We simply need to continue running with the players that are here.”
Zidane demanded he doesn’t lament utilizing key players in consecutive recreations amid Spain’s January trudge of substitute LaLiga and Copa del Rey matches and, while he showed up to some degree down and out after the battles versus Malaga, he required a more energetic appraisal of a side that set another Spanish record of 40 amusements unbeaten before tumbling to Celta a week ago.
“It’s troublesome on the grounds that you hear every one of these inquiries – you’d believe that we’re last and conflicting with transfer,” he said. “Whatever goes ahead in the changing area is typical. In case you’re stressed over wounds or when you lose a diversion” I’m not stressed”.
Will continue onward and the changing area [will do] the same. “I’m energized and we know we have a defining moment. It’s an incredible diversion to play.”When everything is going great things appear to be simple. Presently it’s somewhat harder; we’re 2-1 down. However, it’s incredible to play in these kind of recreations.”
Notwithstanding irritation in the Santiago Bernabeu remains on Saturday, Zidane – whose child Enzo and kindred Castilla player Achraf Hakimi were named in an exhausted matchday squad, missing rested shield Raphael Varane – demanded he doesn’t fear the fierceness of the Madrid fanbase if Celta figure out how to finish a glass disturb.
“I don’t think it would be an awesome disappointment on the off chance that we lose, yet I’m not considering that,” he included.” ” I’m pondering the execution we need to put in, yet I don’t think it would be an awesome disappointment.”