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Zidane responds to Real Madrid sack questions ahead of Champions League clash

Zinedine Zidane was grilled by journalists ahead of Real Madrid’s Champions League fixture against Borussia Monchengladbach on Wednesday night.
The Frenchman has come under considerable pressure with Los Blancos staring at an early exit from the competition.
It has seen the Spanish press speculate over his job but Zidane was defiant when asked about his situation.
Two shock defeats to Shakhtar Donetsk has put Real in a winner-takes-all contest at the Bernabeu tomorrow.
With Inter Milan just two points, nothing but victory will ensure their passage to the next round.
And defeat would surely put Zidane under immense pressure, though he has brushed off concerns over his job.
When asked if he expected to be sacked if results goes against him, he said: “The club will do what it has to.
“I’m not thinking about that. I’m thinking about doing the best possible with my players.
“What happened in the past is in the past. Tomorrow is a game to show what we can do. I’m sure we’ll have a great game tomorrow.”
Real Madrid star Casemiro went one step further and insisted the camp is confident ahead of their Gladbach clash.
“We know that this is the most important game of the year,” he said.
“We all know that tomorrow is a final. We have to face it as if it were a final.
“We’ve been taught at this club that you don’t play finals, you win them.
“We’re not thinking about anything other than winning.
“We know there is a good opponent and they’re top of the group, so we have to respect that. But, we’re going out to win.”
Speculation is rife over who would succeed Zidane if he is sacked, with Mauricio Pochettino the obvious favourite.
The Argentine is still without a job after being axed by Tottenham last season but there is also talk of former Real star Guti taking over.
However, the 44-year-old is relatively inexperienced with his last job at Almeira ending in one season where he was also dismissed.

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