Zinedine Zidane Insists Squad Rotation Policy Will Stay At Real Madrid

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Zinedine Zidane will continue to rotate his Real Madrid squad despite Cristiano Ronaldo's public outburst in the 2-2 draw with Las Palmas.

The Frenchman substituted Cristiano Ronaldo with Madrid 2-1 to the good at the weekend but he insists he will continue to rotate his squad as they bid for honours at home, along with the retention of their European crown.

"They [the players] know that anything can happen. Squad rotation is an idea that I have," he explained.

 "Everything is normal. I'm not silly and he [Ronaldo] is clever. We all want the same thing.

"When there's a game that one player doesn’t play in… you can't always ask players to be 100 per cent

"If you change the side around and spread the minute around the squad there is more chance of a player being 100 per cent and that is important."