12 Jul Luca Zidane: Zinedine’s son relishing loan transfer from LaLiga giants Real Madrid
The son of one of football’s most important names has discovered playing time difficult to find from the Spanish funds
Luca Zidane anticipates away time from Real Madrid to help his development as he embarks upon a season-long loan in Racing Santander.
The 21-year-old goalkeeper made the movement on Tuesday after dropping sight of a first-team place under daddy and head trainer Zinedine.
Target recently demonstrated that Thibaut Courtois are the Spanish capital club first-choice shot-stopper from the new year, with Keylor Navas invited to locate a new club before the 2019-20 effort.
And youngster Andriy Lunin having returned from a loan spell in Leganes, Zidane has chosen to ply his trade elsewhere seeking normal playing time instead of continue to ride the seat at the 13-period Champions League winning team.
Racing will compete in Spain’s second grade after winning promotion last season and also the 21-year old believes venturing away from the funds could kick-start his livelihood.
“I wish to rise as a footballer in a historical center,” Zizou’s second of four sons told reporters following the move has been announced.
“I could not be happier or more excited about this new chapter I am beginning.
“It is going to be great for me to leave Real Madrid [the club] and Madrid [the city], for to know a brand new team plus also a brand new location.
“Every day that I shall want to enhance, to increase, to take actions forward and I presume Racing is your best possible spot to do this”
Produced in Marseille, Luca came through the ranks in the Santiago Bernabeu, initially linking Madrid’s childhood side back 2004.
Playing the Castilla facet, the’keeper created 49 looks in Segunda Division B and has existed a number of football’s greats since he moved through to the club’s academy system.
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Zidane created one senior appearance for Madrid last year, beginning in a 3-2 triumph over Huesca in March, and 2 primary -team looks in total.
A former youth worldwide, Zidane represented France in their own Beneath -16 side all the way through to U20 degree.
Racing will kick off their Segunda Division effort with home battle against fellow pupil La Liga side Malaga on July 17 in Campos de Sport de El Sardinero.