Present at a press conference this Friday, Zinedine Zidane said he was very attentive to the situation of the Girondins de Bordeaux, where he played. The club finds itself in great difficulty after the announcement of the withdrawal from King Street.
“It does not leave me indifferent at all, quite the contrary.” Passed by Bordeaux between 1992 and 1996, after his debut in Cannes and before his explosion at Juventus, Zinedine Zidane remains very attentive to the situation of his former club. Present at a press conference this Friday, the current Real Madrid coach gave his support to the Girondins, who find themselves in great danger after the announcement of the withdrawal of the American owner King Street.
“Total support for this heart club”
“The situation is not pleasant. I hope there will not be an administrative demotion, I hope they will do what it takes on the pitch to stay in the first division. I think it is ‘This is what will happen. The situation is complicated, everything that is happening was not planned. As a former Girondin, this club has brought me so many things. Yes, I spoke with people in Bordeaux. I hope that the situation will soon improve at all levels. Full support for this club at heart, I will always be behind the Girondins de Bordeaux, it’s clear and clear, “reacted Zidane.
King Street having announced Thursday that he no longer wanted to finance the club, the Girondins are now in the hands of the Bordeaux Commercial Court, which has appointed an ad hoc representative, responsible for finding a solution to its financial situation. For its part, the town hall of Bordeaux confirmed this Friday that it had established contacts with two potential buyers: businessman Bruno Fiévet and entrepreneur Pascal Rigo.
A demonstration is planned this Saturday in the city. It will be led by the main group of Bordeaux supporters, the Ultramarines, with the desire to provide “a strong, collective, determined response”. On the sporting front, Jean-Louis Gasset’s team is at a worrying 16th place before challenging Lorient on Sunday (3 p.m.) on behalf of the 34th day of Ligue 1.