No doubt that Real Madrid are playing beautiful Football under the management of their manager Zinedine Zidane. Captain Sergio Ramos hails his manager Zidane who served his club as a player also. Ramos is impressed with Zidane’s philosophy, in-fact almost all team players are appreciating his philosophy, but Ramos hailed him much more. When Zidane replaced Rafael Benitez in January 2016, lots of questions were raised against the club. But Zidane guided them and conquered Champions League trophy, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup in his debut season as manager.
Sergio Ramos: We are pleased he is the captain of our ship
Ahead of first leg match against Napoli, Sergio Ramos told to UEFA “Zizou’s arrival was positive and he brought in many changes. Every manager has his own philosophy, his own ideas and way of interacting with the players and striking up a bond with them.”
Ramos also spoke about Zidane’s ideas stating “Zizou was a player himself and you can see this in his approach to management. He has his own unique point of view and ideas. He explained very clearly what he expected from us. We started the calendar year quite well. We almost won the league and we fought from the day he arrived until the end of the season.”
Real Madrid won three trophies in first season of Zidane. About these achievements, Ramos said “We achieved one of our main goals, winning the Champions League, which was very important for us yet challenging at the same time. He has managed to keep the balance in the changing room. In the end, the team notices that and you can see the results on the pitch.”
He wrapped up the interview with UEFA saying “We are very happy with him and pleased that he is in charge and the captain of our ship. We hope to keep getting results and achieving our objectives, which after all is what determines a coach’s stay at a club.”
Real Madrid will welcome Napoli at Santiago Bernabeu in the first leg of Champions League 2016-17 round of 16. Check time and telecast.