Zizou: “Coach Juve? Never say never..”

Real Madrid Coach Zinedine Zidane has not ruled out the possibility of taking charge of his former club Juventus one day.

The Frenchman – who spent five years at the Bianconeri as a player before moving to the Bernabeu – was speaking ahead of his first trip back to Turin since his playing days.

“I learned so much in those five years, I’d never left France before and they welcomed me like a family,” Zidane told his pre-match press conference.

“I have very good memories, but I’m the Real Madrid Coach now so I’m only thinking about the match.

“I experienced both teams and I think they’re two teams with similar DNA, they want to fight and win.

“Would I be Juve Coach one day? Never say never, but I’m happy where I am now. I’m only thinking of Real, I don’t want to think about the future.”

Zidane then spoke of Tuesday night’s clash, where he stated that last year’s Champions League final was not relevant to this season’s clashes.

“We’ll try to play a good game because that’s what we do,” he continued.

“Cardiff has nothing to do with it. We can’t think about it, every game is one unto itself, we need to prepare well because tomorrow will be important for both teams.

“It’s been 10 months, Juve are a completely different team now. What happened, happened.

“Juve have always been strong and they’re proving it, they’re a complete team and you need to be attentive to what they do at the back, in midfield and up-front.

“Juve are having a good season, they’re playing well. I’ve watched their matches, I can’t comment on any criticism of the Italian league but Juventus have a good style.”

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