Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is delighted with the progress of Ferland Mendy.
The fullback joined last summer from Lyon.
Zidane said, "He was a player I wanted and agreed with the club to sign. He's young and talented, but you can't compare him with Marcelo.
"I'm very happy he's a part of our squad."
Real fitness coach Gregory Dupont is also winning plaudits for the way the players ahve performed during the restart.
Zidane added: “He's a very good fitness coach. Very good at his job."