Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has lashed a whip on newly appointed Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane saying that he doesn’t have an opinion of him adding that he ‘doesn’t know’ him.
Zidane was appointed to take over Madrid from Rafael Benitez who was sacked amid poor performances that was amplified by Sunday’s 2-2 away draw to Gary Neville’s Valencia.
Despite clashing in past El Classicos during their playing days, the Barcelona manager said that he does not him adding that there would be no bad blood between them either.
On Tuesday January 5 in a press conference in Spain, Enrique was asked his view on the new French manager at Santiago Bernebau and he said, “I don’t have any opinion on the new coach [of Real Madrid],”
“I don’t know him,
“I don’t have a bad memory of him as a player,” Enrique, whose charges are currently second on the La Liga grid with 39 points, added.
“Everyone just defends their own interests.”
Barcelona will seek to leapfrog Atletico Madrid at the helm of the La Liga table when they host Espanyol on Wednesday January 6.