On-loan Arsenal midfielder Dani Ceballos has actually stated that he has actually gotten the guarantee from manager Zinedine Zidane that his future lies at Real Madrid.
The 23- year-old joined the Gunners on a season-long loan from Los Blancos during last summer’s transfer window and he made a strong impression at the start of the campaign with a man-of-the-match screen against Burnley, where he bagged 2 assists.
He has actually considering that had a hard time to reproduce the very same level of efficiency due to form and injury issues however he seemed getting his form prior to the coronavirus shutdown where he made six-straight appearances under Mikel Arteta– 4 of which were from the starting lineup.
The north London giants have yet to make any decision over a permanent offer for Ceballos however the Spanish midfielder has actually dropped a huge hint that his long-lasting future might lie with the 13- time European champions.
“When I was at Valdebebas two or three months ago, he told me he was following the Premier League, that he had seen me play and that he was happy I was getting the minutes I hadn’t had previously,” he informed DAZN (h/t Basic Sport).
“My relationship with him is healthy. He always told me I was like him; that I was a player who needed to play a lot of games in order to play at a high rhythm. He has always said that my future is at Real Madrid and that I should be patient because it’s possible I’ll have an opportunity.”
Ceballos has actually currently played under Zidane during the 2017/2018 campaign and the backend of the previous season. On both events, he has actually had a hard time for routine playing time and has actually handled an overall of just 6 league begins.
This had actually resulted in tips over a wintry relationship in between the duo however Ceballos has actually now clarified by specifying that the Frenchman has actually invited the possibility of reintegrating him into Los Blancos’ squad.
Ceballos has actually made 24 appearances for the Gunners this term, contributing one goal and 2assists The Premier League side will absolutely look for a replacement, if they are not able to re-sign him following his loan stint.
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