Navas: I’ll only leave Madrid if Zidane tells me to go
The goalkeeper discussed his future with the Spanish giants following Wednesday’s La Liga loss away to Valencia
Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas said he will leave the club if told to by head coach Zinedine Zidane.
Zidane promised to clarify Madrid’s goalkeeping dilemma at the end of the season, with Navas and Thibaut Courtois vying for a starting berth.
Three-time Champions League winner Navas was demoted to second choice following the arrival of Courtois at the start of the campaign, though the Costa Rican started Wednesday’s 2-1 La Liga loss at Valencia.
Asked about his future post-match, Navas told reporters: “If the coach tells me to go, that’s what I’m going to do. But I have a contract and my present is at Real Madrid.”
“I will always try to give my best and convince the coach that I should play,” he added. “I have a contract and I want to be here, but let’s see what happens. Let’s focus on finishing the season well.