Madrid, Sep 8 (IANS) Real Madrid chief coach Zinedine Zidane on Friday asked media to leave his promising Spain attacking midfielder Marco Asensio in peace.Also Read - El Clasico: Real Beat Barca 2-1, Add to Pressure on Koeman

Zidane spoke at a press conference on the eve of Real’s La Liga match against visitors Levante and discussed the player, who had scored two goals against Barcelona, helping his team win the Spanish Super Cup, and put on a dazzling display with the national team, reports Efe. Also Read - Barcelona vs Real Madrid Live Streaming La Liga Santander in India: When and Where to Watch BAR vs RM Live Stream Football Match Online on Voot, Jio TV; Telecast on MTV

“I am not surprised by what he contributes to the club, he is phenomenal, but at the same time, he should be left in peace, because he still has room for big improvement, but it should be with calm and humility,” Zidane said. Also Read - International Travel Latest News: Indian Tourists Can Fly to These Countries Without Restrictions | Full List Here

The former Real Madrid star considered that Asensio was strong enough to deal with what he was experiencing, knowing that he still has room for improvement.

“He must be calm, it is important to deal with the situation this way. Maybe they talk about him in a very good way, but the important thing is to keep his head cool to continue to improve,” he added.

Zidane added that 21-year-old Asensio had not yet reached his full potential and to do so he needed to be serene.

This is published unedited from the IANS feed.