Zidane pens new Real Madrid deal until 2020

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Stating that the things would remain as they are now and that the contract doesn't guarantee anything, Zidane said that the contract doesn't change anything. "Everything that is said about Real Madrid is negative, but in reality things are not like that".

The team's league form has been poor and after they lost at home to Barcelona and could only draw away with Celta Vigo they dropped to 16 points behind the Catalan league leaders.

"I can not think two or three years down the line, as I know how it is here, even having a contract, which means nothing". "I'm enjoying what I do every day, because that's the way it is".

"I think he is doing awesome, even in this last few months", added the 45-year-old, a victor of La Liga twice each with Real and Barca.

Madrid soared to new heights in 2016-17, winning La Liga and becoming the first team to successfully defend their Champions League crown last season. The Madrid board is also being optimistic about luring the German boss to the Bernabeu, confident that he would accept the proposal.

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Low is expected to tell Los Blancos that he wants to manage the national side at the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation but would be willing to sign on the dotted line before the start of next season.

"I just go game to game, year to year", said Zidane, who confirmed in his post-match press conference that he had finally inked a new Madrid deal that was initially agreed in September to keep him at the Bernabéu until 2020. The French manager now finds his side struggling in the Spanish top flight and has a daunting task at hand in Europe where Real Madrid have been drawn against Paris Saint Germain (PSG) in the last-16 of the Champions League.

Lucas Vazquez put Madrid in front with a header, but Guillermo levelled from a counter-attack.

Guillermo netted his second with eight minutes remaining to ensure a draw for Numancia on the night, but it is Real who are into the last eight of the Copa del Rey.

Zidane is coming under scrutiny due to Real Madrid's disappointing defence of the La Liga title, in which they are so far behind rivals Barcelona.