Jude Bellingham has been held aloft arsenic an 'unbelievable player' by 1 of Real Madrid's all-time greats.
The 20-year-old has torched nan history books since his £113million summertime move from Borussia Dortmund.
He bagged 14 goals successful his first 15 Madrid games, eclipsing nan erstwhile grounds of 13 held by Cristiano Ronaldo, Alfredo Di Stefano, and Pruden Sanchez.
He besides reached 20 goals for Real Madrid successful 29 games, which is 126 appearances faster than chap Englishman David Beckham did, and look astatine really highly he is thought of.
Zinedine Zidane has been overjoyed - but not amazed - by nan Englishman's scintillating shape successful nan Spanish capital.
'He’s an unbelievable subordinate who does unthinkable things,' Zidane told Adidas via Mundo Deportivo.
Jude Bellingham, 20, has been hailed arsenic an 'unbelievable player' by Zinedine Zidane
Madrid fable Zidane claimed Bellingham does 'incredible things' and backed him to execute greater successes
'You could person imagined what he was going to do, but he’s surpassed each nan statistic pinch what he’s doing.
'Don’t hide that he’s only 20 years old. He arrived astatine Real Madrid pinch a batch of desire, a batch of goals and he is mounting nan barroom very high.
He’s conscionable showing everyone what he is and it’s awesome to spot him for illustration that.
'I’m a large instrumentality of his and now we want him to triumph trophies pinch Real Madrid. It’s everything he wanted for himself.
While Zidane purports not to beryllium taken aback by Bellingham's red-hot form, he is changing games successful a measurement dissimilar he had ever before.
At Borussia Dortmund he played successful a overmuch deeper domiciled and was not typically a blistering goal-scorer, though he did container 14 strikes successful his past play there.
Deployed arsenic a number 10 by Carlo Ancelotti, he has already scored 20 goals and registered 8 assists.
Even from his debut against Athletic Bilbao, successful which he scored, he earned comparisons pinch Zidane for his swagger and guile.
Zidane, presently retired of activity arsenic a manager, led Real Madrid to 3 Champions League and 2 LaLiga titles successful nan dugout.
Bellingham scoring 14 goals successful his first 15 Madrid games, busting nan aged grounds of 13
His haul astatine nan nine arsenic a subordinate included 1 LaLiga crown and a Champions League gong - arsenic good arsenic a legendary victor successful nan 2002 final.
Bellingham will beryllium hoping for moreover much than that and has already scored much successful a azygous play than Zidane ever did for Los Blancos.