Real Madrid: Brahim Diaz level ‘surprising’ Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid Coach Zinedine Zidane is ‘surprised at the level’ of Brahim Diaz in the club’s training sessions, report Marca.

The 19-year-old joined Los Blancos in January in a €15m move from Manchester City but last month’s league victory over Huesca was his first start for the club.

Earlier this month, the newspaper had claimed the Malaga-native would be allowed to leave Madrid on loan this summer in order to get first-team experience elsewhere.

However, they say that his performances in training are changing the situation and Zidane could be minded promoting him to a similar position as he did with Marco Asensio in the past.

Brahim is one of the few players in Madrid's first-team squad who Zidane did not previously coach at the club.

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