Mayoral, who was on loan from Real Madrid to Rome, revealed that Zidane and the club wanted to purge Jovic, and Zizou was unhappy about this.
Mayoral said in an interview after joining Roma: "I intend to leave immediately after the preparation period for Real Madrid, but Zidane wants me to stay. I told him that I need to leave the team to get more opportunities, and the club Following Zidane’s suggestion, they even wanted to purge Jovic. Finally, I called Zidane again and asked him if he could let me go, (rental) was finally completed, I came here (Rome), this is the most important."
Zidane refused to admit Mayoral's words, but he didn't seem very happy. "My conversations with the players are done with the door behind closed doors. Everything in the dressing room should be left in the dressing room."
Speaking of Jovic, Zidane said: "Jovic is a Real Madrid player, I want him to stay here. Many people have their own opinions, we can only accept, but Jovic is a Real Madrid player."