"It was a very tough night, but I'm a fighter", he said after the defeat to Real Madrid.
"I told him that Real Madrid will always be his home and he will always be welcome", said Perez adding that he had not tried to change Zidane's mind. Post this it was said that it was said the 25-year-old might not feature in the FIFA World Cup 2018.
The club revealed on Thursday that Zidane was to appear in a hastily arranged news conference that caught many by surprise, fuelling speculation that his tenure at the Santiago Bernabeu could be coming to an end.
Zidane took charge of 149 games at Madrid, losing just 16 of them. If I don't think that we can keep winning then it's time.
Football fans have launched a petition on Change.org, urging FIFA and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) to punish Ramos for forcing Salah out of the Champions League final and almost removing him from the 2018 World Cup.
"This is a sad day for me, for the players and for everyone involved with the club". For me and for everybody, I think the moment to change has arrived. (Source: AP) Zinedine Zidane, who became the first manager to win three successive UCL titles, poses with the trophy as he celebrates after winning the Champions League 2017-18.
Later in the first half, Real Madrid right back Dani Carvajal also left the game with a leg injury.