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‘Blatant lie’ – Kroos debunks Zidane Real Madrid exit rumor

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A first trophyless season for Los Blancos in more than a decade has put the iconic Frenchman’s position as their head coach in jeopardy.

Zinedine Zidane informing the Real Madrid squad of his plan to step down from his managerial position at the end of this season is a “blatant lie”, asserts Toni Kroos.

Real Madrid finished second in a tightly-contested La Liga title race to Atletico Madrid by just two points.

Question marks had already been surrounding Zidane’s future and they have begun to grow larger after Real Madrid’s failure to win a single trophy this term for the first time in eleven years.

It has been reported that the Spanish giants are in contact with Massimiliano Allegri with the Frenchman ready to leave the club, but Kroos expects his manager to stay.

“Not only was it reported here in Spain, the rumors that he had told the team that he is leaving also spread to Germany,” the German midfielder told on the Einfach mal Luppen Podcast.

“It was a blatant lie. Zizou and I have a good relationship so no doubt that he would’ve told me [if he were leaving].

“I cannot confirm it [if Zidane will stay or leave]. I don’t know how this will end, I can only say that it’s always fun to work with Zidane.”