Former Real Madrid captain and legend Raul Gonzalez believes his former team have enough about them to come out of this rut and make a statement when they take on relegation threatened Levante at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday. The striker, who played for the Los Blancos for 16 years, is confident that under fire manager Carlo Ancelotti will find the right strategy to make his team tick in the upcoming games. Madrid suffered back to back defeats, losing first to Athletic Bilbao in La Liga, before slumping to a shock defeat to German side Schalke in the Champions League at the Bernabeu. Madrid lost 4-3 in the second leg, but courtesy of a 0-2 in the first leg, the team managed to through with a 5-4 scoreline. Prior to the two defeats, Madrid had drawn at home against Villareal and now find themselves trailing fierce rivals Barcelona by four points in La Liga. Yet, that hasn’t dented Raul’s belief […]

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has offered club legend Raul Gonzalez the chance to return as a member of the technical staff. Reports in various Spanish newspapers including El Mundo Deportivo, El Confidencial and Marca have claimed today that president Perez is keen to bring the most popular “Madridista” ever back to Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. Raul left Real Madrid in the summer of 2010, immediately after the arrival of Jose Mourinho, and joined German side Schalke 04 where he had excellent two years. Raul is now contracted to Qatar based club Al-Sadd and planned on playing for another year before retirement but reports coming out of Spain claim he is considering the President’s offer. The claim was first made in the last week, when President Perez and Raul had a meeting when Madrid travelled to Qatar to play Paris Saint-Germain. Raul was offered the opportunity to work alongside former teammates Zinidine Zidane, Guti, Fernando Morientes, Ruben de la Red and […]