Zinedine Zidane lavishes praise on Dimitri Payet

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane

The Real Madrid manager is clearly a big fan of the West Ham United star.

Real Madrid coach Zinedine ZidaneReal Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane

Quoted by the Mirror, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has lavished praised on West Ham United star Dimitri Payet.

The Frenchman has been the star of the show at Euro 2016 so far this summer, quickly becoming the hosts’ key player at the tournament.

He scored the winning goal in the opening game win over Romania, and followed that up with another late striker in the victory over Albania.

France's Dimitri Payet before the matchFrance's Dimitri Payet before the match

Aside from the goals his all round displays have been of the highest quality, with him very much the creative force in the side. French legend Zidane has clearly been impressed as he lavished praise on the Hammers star.

“He had an incredible season with West Ham, and now at The Euros is showing that no occasion is too big for him,” the Mirror quotes him saying.

“He would improve any side in Europe, that is how talented he is. From a coaches perspective he is everything you look for in an attacking midfield player. Any club would want him, he is improving all the time.”

France's Dimitri Payet celebrates after scoring their second goalFrance's Dimitri Payet celebrates after scoring their second goal

These latest comments will surely worry West Ham fans about what may be in store this summer.

The La Liga giants have already been linked with a move for Payet this summer, with Le10Sport claiming they were interested in a £40million move for his signature.

Zidane’s comments clearly show he has not only been keeping a keen eye on him, but is a firm fan also, and that could prove a big problem should he try to sign him.

France's Dimitri Payet celebrates at the end of the matchFrance's Dimitri Payet celebrates at the end of the match

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