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Real Madrid coach Zidane: I loved Mbappe hat-trick performance

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane admits he enjoyed PSG striker Kylian Mbappe's hat-trick in midweek.

Mbappe hit his treble as PSG thumped Champions League opponents Barcelona at the Nou Camp.

Zidane said, “I watch all the games. I enjoy seeing good football, just like any other fan. His performance in the last game was incredible and I loved seeing what he could do because we know each other.

"I watched the game as a fan and I enjoyed seeing the things he was doing. Fans have the right to discuss his signing, of course, but we're just focused on tomorrow's game

“I love watching good players. The key thing is for the fans to see young guys doing great things on the pitch. They're two very good players, like Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar… They're really young lads and they're showing they're players for the present and the future. We deal with signings all together here: the club, the coach and those who work here. We're all involved.

"There's a lot of information and rumours going around and that won't change before the end of the season. All I can say is, and frankly I'm tired of saying it: we're focused on our day-to-day efforts."

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