Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has weighed in on the age old debate of which is the best European league.
Unsurprisingly, the Frenchman has given that title to La Liga, which he won with Real Madrid last season.
While their may be a hint of bias from Zidane, he has given a reason for his answer, claiming that La Liga is the most difficult.
Zidane in Dortmund presser “La Liga is the most difficult league, I watch European football, and the games are not as difficult as in Spain”
— Dermot Corrigan (@dermotmcorrigan) September 25, 2017
While difficulty can be debated, there’s no question that the Premier League is the most popular football league in the world.
The UEFA Champions League and Europa League have been dominated by Spanish clubs in recent history, contrasting England’s relative failings in the two competitions.
Manchester United won the Europa League last season, although the fact that they weren’t in the Champions League says just as much.
Next up for Real Madrid is their away group stage match at German side Borussia Dortmund, one of many tasty matchups in Europe this week.
Atletico Madrid take on Chelsea while Bayenr Munich travel to France where they will face Paris Saint-Germain.