REAL MADRID

Florentino admits to Zidane that progress on signings is slow

The Real Madrid president had a brief conversation with the French coach after a training session at the Montreal base.

Florentino Pérez visited the Real Madrid squad after a training session at their Montreal base where he took time to greet the players on a one by one basis. After the squad had retired from the pitch the club president held a brief conversation with Zinedine Zidane.

Spanish TV cameras from the Cuatro network caught the conversation where Zidane greeted the president with a casual “¿Presi, qué tal?” (How's things president).

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The Real Madrid president wanted to bring Zidane up to date on the latest developments regarding new signings and was overheard to say  “Estamos enredando un poco” (We're somewhat bogged down) and confirmed that as of present nothing has been confirmed in terms of new player acquisitions.

The Real Madrid first team squad have seen the return of loan players: Alvaro Morata (Juventus), Asensio (Espanyol) and Coentrao (AS Mónaco).