Zinedine Zidane reveals he wouldn’t swap Ronaldo for Salah at Madrid

No chance Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has revealed that he would not swap Cristiano Ronaldo for Mohamed Salah if

No chance

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has revealed that he would not swap Cristiano Ronaldo for Mohamed Salah if he was given the chance.

Ronaldo is still the Bernabeu talisman and continues to impress despite now being 33.

Despite having a poor first half of the season, he has excelled in 2018 and guided Real Madrid into the Champions League final.

Though, Mohamed Salah has arguably had an even more impressive season.

He has not had any blips in his campaign and finished with 43 goals in all competitions, even breaking Cristiano Ronaldo’s record tally in a Premier League season.

Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Brighton and Hove Albion at Anfield on May 13, 2018 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Swapsies?

Though, Zinedine Zidane has laughed off suggestions that he would swap Ronaldo for Salah.

“No. I would not swap Cristiano or any of my players. Cristiano is the utmost. He’s the best, so he will be of utmost importance,” he is quoted as saying by the Daily Mirror. 

“I’m always calm because that’s the way I am, that’s my nature. My nature is calm and at the end, it’s better to have Cristiano, better to have Cristiano with you because he proves that every year.

“I believe that a player knows he may have a complex moment but for him, it’s the other way round.

“When he doesn’t score, he still knows he will score three or four times in a row. He knows he will get there, he can handle pressure and knows he will get there.

“Some players cannot handle pressure. For him, it’s the other way round., The more pressure you give him, the more you criticise him, the better he plays.”

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