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Real Madrid chief Butragueno: No-one here ever doubted Zizou

Real Madrid chief Emilio Butragueno insists coach Zinedine Zidane's job has never been in doubt.

Real went into Saturday's El Clasico victory at Barcelona on the back of consecutive home defeats, with Zizou under huge media pressure.

But Butragueno is adamant no-one doubted Zidane inside the club.

He insisted: "He has been in football for many years, he knows that when there is no good result there is a lot of criticism.

"We have a great team and a great coach. We have to take everything naturally.

"There have never been any doubts about Zizou, we know what he means to us. You always have to stay calm. We don't like to lose games but we always have to reflect."

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