KEY POINTS

  • Zinedine Zidane’s team roster holds high expectations for Real Madrid
  • Brahim Diaz is currently on loan to AC Milan
  • Developing Diaz as a loanee may benefit Real Madrid in the long run

The lineup of Zinedine Zidane for Real Madrid is expected to get stronger with developing talent Brahim Diaz on loan. The experience gained in AC Milan by the young attacking midfielder will prove to be crucial for Los Blancos in years to come.

The improvement of Diaz is expected to bloom in the season to come, per Fansided’s The Real Champs. The breakout potential of the 21-year-old has highly been anticipated by Real Madrid. The manner of how he moves on the field has been tremendous and was evident in a recent 4-1 victory against Monza. It will be crucial for the Santiago-Bernabeu based squad to keep their eyes open for a potential recall.

Throughout Diaz’s career, he’s suited up for in 21 appearances for Real Madrid. In those games, he managed to net two goals and tally three assists. One of his keys strengths includes crafty dribbling skills and a natural feel for the game. This was emphasized in a highlight play he dished out in his 20-minute performance over Monza.

Having a pass success rate of 85%, he’s scouted to make key passes and aggressive in terms of finishing.  While aerial duels are a point of adjustment, the rising star has a great potential to improve during his time loaned out at AC Milan.

With a current estimated market value of 13.50 million Euros, he’s an asset Real Madrid is looking to keep within their radar. The budding room for growth for Diaz is too much to neglect and can be a key piece in Zidane’s future roster. While the club is stacked with elite players, having young maturing stars ready on hand will keep them a strong organization for years to come. The economic impact of the global pandemic has affected the possibility of major signings over the summer, thus developing talent will help the team in the long run.

The pressure to win is high for Zidane’s team, as he’s already tallied 11 championships for the historic organization. They’re looking to maintain their top form with Diaz learning more about the game as a loanee outside the first team. It will be interesting to see how the club manages their lineup and if Diaz will be recalled in the near future.

Zinedine Zidane Zinedine Zidane will begin his first full season in charge of Real Madrid without several key players. Photo: Getty Images