Sport These two French players who could save Zidane
Predators claim former first-round pick Luca Sbisa off waivers
The Carolina Hurricanes claimed Anton Forsberg (EDM), the San Jose Sharks claimed Rudolfs Balcers (OTT) and the New Jersey Devils claimed Eric Comrie (WPG) as well.Forsberg, 28, returns to the organization he played for last season, an interesting move given the Hurricanes did not re-sign him in the offseason. The veteran goaltender has spent time with the Columbus Blue Jackets and Chicago Blackhawks as well but has been limited to minor league duty for most of the past two years. In 2019-20 he played three games for the Hurricanes, posting an .897 save percentage. In the minor leagues, he had a .905.
Zinedine Zidane's future hangs in the balance at the head of the. Currently affected by Covid-19, the French coach is going through a difficult period. His team has just been beaten in the Spanish Supercopa and Copa del Rey, and they cannot close the gap on Atlético in the league. As a result, Zidane's place is threatened, especially as his message would pass less well in the locker room. A Spanish journalist recently assured that Benzema and Mbappé to support Zidane would therefore only have a handful of players to support him. And he can count on the indirect help of two French players, who would link their future to that of the former No. 10 of the Blues. The first is. Zidane is his first support, on and off the pitch, and Benzema returns it to him, like his double last weekend at Alaves. In the medium term, in his training club, he will not extend his contract with Real, which ends in 2023, if Zidane is disembarked. The other tricolor asset of "Zizou" does not play for Real, and is called. The prodigy of Bondy has never hidden his admiration for the 1998 world champion. Recently, AS indicated that Mbappé wondered about the relevance of leaving PSG to join Real, because By ousting Zidane, Real would send a very bad signal to whoever could be the club's striker for the next ten years ... if he decides to come.
Gutsy Real Madrid come from behind to beat struggling Huesca .
Real Madrid fought back on Saturday as Raphael Varane scored twice to complete a gutsy 2-1 win against bottom club Huesca and ease the pressure on coach Zinedine Zidane. An angry Zidane told reporters on Friday to show more "respect" after a poor run of results prompted many to suggest Madrid need wholesale changes this summer. His players responded by digging deep against Huesca, with Varane the unlikely hero, the defender twice finishing in the second half to seal victory after Javier Galan's stunning strike had put Huesca in front.