With a four-point lead over second-placed Sevilla in the La Liga table and progressing nicely in the Copa del Rey and the Champions League, a potential treble-winning season has been mooted.
Real head coach Zidane has been keen to play down his team’s charge towards the treble and feels there will be many twist and turns to come before the season is over.
He told reporters: “We are not thinking about the treble.
“We are just taking things day by day.
“Of course, everybody would love to win the treble, but it is still far away and we cannot think about it.”
England manager Gareth Southgate has claimed that the country needs to boot racism out of its own football before criticising World Cup hosts Russia.
Newcastle have been linked with a shock move for former Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet during the summer.