Zidane hails ‘fundamental’ Navas as Madrid see off Sevilla
Zinedine Zidane highlighted Keylor Navas’ value to Genuine Madrid within the wake of their 4-1 LaLiga win over Sevilla on Sunday.
The Costa Rica international has received his fair share of criticism this season amid ongoing speculation Madrid are keen to sign Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea.
Navas showed his worth against Sevilla, though, as he produced quite a few fine saves to help keep Madrid in front and Zidane was impressed together with the shot stopper’s performance.
“Navas has been – and nonetheless is – basic,” Zidane stated at a news conference.
“It was a deserved win. We started the game extremely properly and after that Keylor was very good.”
This weekend’s win saw Madrid move one particular step closer for the title, with 4 points from their last two games against Celta de Vigo and Malaga adequate to dethrone Barcelona.
“It will not be simple to win LaLiga,” Zidane added.
“Each day we’re obtaining closer and with two games left we are going to continue within the exact same vein. We’re going to play in Vigo and we’ll face it up in the very same way.
“The excellent issue is the fact that we’re pretty switched on and extremely excellent physically. In each and every game we are playing for the league.”