Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane has insisted that his side will not be distracted by the upcoming El Clasico clash when they face Valencia in the La Liga on Sunday, claiming that, "Their only concern at the moment is the upcoming game".
The Los Blancos travel to Mestalla to take on an in-form Valencia side, with the Clasico looming in three days time and they cannot underestimate their opponents considering that they come into the game after registering three consecutive wins.
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“I’m not thinking about that at all and I include everyone who works here at the club in that. Our only concern is tomorrow’s game. The rest may be close but at the same time it’s far away. Tomorrow’s game has all my energy and about Wednesday, I’m not interested," Zidane said in a pre-match press conference when asked about the Clasico.
Madrid are currently placed second in the league standings, just one point behind rivals, Barcelona and would move above them should they register a win on Sunday. Zidane also has to look at who he will select for the game as they have a number of key players out with injury, with the likes of Marcelo, Eden Hazard (ankle), Lucas Vazquez (toe) and Marco Asensio (cruciate ligament) out for the game.