Marvin Akinlabi

Zidane explains why he brought on Marvin Akinlabi in the second half La Liga

Zidane explains why he brought on Marvin Akinlabi in the second half

20-year old Marvin Akinlabi made his competitive debut for Real Madrid in their goalless draw with Real Sociedad on Sunday night, replacing Rodrygo Goes with 20 minutes left to play.

Zinedine Zidane has explained why he brought on the Spanish-born Nigerian winger, with strikers Luka Jovic and Borja Mayoral left on the bench despite his side in search of a winning goal.