There are no longer too many doubts now, even if the main concerned avoided the subject after the victory against Athletic this Sunday: Zinedine Zidane will leave Real Madrid at the end of the season. And inevitably, we have to find a replacement. Among Madrid’s leaders, we think of a name: Raúl Gonzalez, who is not presented, and whose work with Real Madrid Castilla has been unanimously praised this season. If he also kicked in touch when journalists asked him about his future, discussions with his superiors have indeed started.
According to the newspaper AS, the former number 7 and management started talking about the position. The staff of the reigning Spanish champion has polled the Spaniard on his interest in the role of coach of the first team. Obviously, the latter said yes, since the idea of training his heart club is difficult to refuse. But he also set some conditions …
He wants to bet on youth
The media explains that if the keys to the truck are entrusted to him, he wants to carry out a real revolution in the workforce. He wants to clean the locker room and many executives are expected to leave. Because they are coming to the end of the cycle, but above all because the former player of La Roja wants to give young people a chance, he who put the club’s B team in the play-offs up to D2 this season, before to be eliminated this weekend. Raúl’s character, as well as his methodology are very different from that of Zidane, and obviously, the former goleador wants to have the full powers to impose his paw.
We are talking about a very demanding trainer, whose passage in Germany made him realize the enormous importance to be given to physical preparation. A sensitive subject at the moment in Madrid, where we are overwhelmed with injuries since the start of the season. If Zinedine Zidane has already given the first opportunities to the components of Mirlos Five – this golden generation of La Fabrica made up of Marvin Park, Sergio Arribas, Miguel Gutierrez, Victor Chust and Antonio Blanco – Raúl intends to rely on them, and on many others, in the medium and long term. However, it remains to be seen what Florentino Pérez thinks, he who hopes, on the contrary, to hit hard on the transfer window …