Raul Gonzalez reportedly linked with return to Real Madrid as replacement for Zidane

Raul Gonzalez reportedly linked with return to Real Madrid as replacement for Zidane

- Raul Gonzalez has been linked with a return to Real Madrid first team

- The Spaniard has been named as the man to replace Zidane as Real Madrid coach

- Zidane and his wards are currently occupying second position on the La Liga table

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Spanish football manager Raul Gonzalez who made his name as a player at Real Madrid has been reportedly linked with a return to Los Blancos this time around as replacement for Zidane.

Zidane and Raul are among the players who made history for Real Madrid during their active playing time considering their records and achievements.

There were speculation that Real Madrid chiefs wanted to hire Argentine Mauricio Pochettino as Zidane's replacement at Real Madrid before PSG appointed the former Spurs' gaffer.

And according to the report on caughtoffside, Raul has been identified as the man who will replace Zinedine Zidane anytime he leaves Real Madrid.

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Raul is currently the caretaker coach of Real Madrid Under 19 team and the Spaniard has been incredible since he was appointed.

The 43-year-old actually started his professional career at San Cristobal in 1987 and was there for three years before he moved to Atletico Madrid.

He joined Real Madrid youth team in the year 1992 before moving to Los Blancos' team C two years later and played nine games scoring 16 goals.

Between the year 1994 and 2010, Raul played 550 games for Real Madrid and netted 228 goals for the reigning Spanish champions.

Meanwhile, Real Madrid are currently occupying second position on the Spanish La Liga table with 36 points after 17 games played so far.

Raul Gonzalez and Zidane in action
Raul Gonzalez reportedly linked with return to Real Madrid as replacement for Zidane. Photo by liewig christian
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Karim Benzema who is currently in great form for Spanish champions Real Madrid landed himself in trouble as the Frenchman will be facing trial over tape scandal involving Valbuena.

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The incident happened five years ago in which Karim Benzema was reported to have tried to extort some money from former France teammate over a video.

During that time, France were preparing to face Armenia in an international friendly match in which Karim Benzema was sent out of the squad because of the allegation to blackmail Valbuena.

French football association also instructed the coaching crew of the French national senior team not to invite Karim Benzema again and the Real Madrid star has not played for France since then.

According to the report, Karim Benzema has been informed by prosecutors that he will be taken to court over the incident that happened five years ago.

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