Barcelona, meanwhile, are at the centre of the current storm.
"I have always said we need to have patience with him", added the Frenchman. The Portuguese manager even offered the player his professional debut last year in a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace.
Madrid's woes at the Santiago Bernabeu continued on Wednesday, beaten 1-0 by Betis in the Spanish capital, despite the return of reigning Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo from a five-match domestic suspension.
It leaves the European champions seven points adrift of leaders Barcelona.
The result ended Madrid's streak of 73 consecutive games scoring at least one goal, keeping it from surpassing the record scoring run established by Brazilian club Santos starring Pele in 1963.
In the last five matches, Real Madrid has three wins and two draws whereas the team Real Betis has two wins and three losses.
Held goalless in the opening half of a league game for the first time since April, Madrid should have gone ahead shortly after the interval, but Ronaldo side-footed a Gareth Bale cross over the bar.
Dani Carvajal (R) was a constant menace on the right flank!
According to reports in Spain, the striker will now be subject to a €1billion release clause. Now, with a new deal done with Real, the rumour mill can grind to a halt.
Total 22 shots released by Madrid with eight of them on target, but no goals.
The only goal was created in the fourth minute of injury time.
"Cristiano is happy because what he likes is to play and be with his teammates".
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