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The 'Cheryshev case', Cristiano, Modric... Rafa Benítez talks about his time at Madrid

Published:17/02/2023 - 16:45h

Updated:17/02/2023 - 16:45h

After the controversial departure of Carlo Ancelotti in 2015, Florentino thought of Rafa Benítez as an alternative for a new project and now the Spaniard gives his opinion on his failure on the merengue bench.

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Rafa Benítez finally reviewed his experience like trainer of the Real Madrid, one that did not leave too many good memories for both parts and that it had to finish of rugged way shortly after initiating. In two interviews, one for 'BE and another in 'Wave Zero', the Spanish trainer wanted to leave clear that in the white club "did not leave us win".

In 'The Crossbar' the míster reviewed his 18 parties like trainer merengue during the 2015-2016. "In the mine period of the Real Madrid did not leave us win. We were first in the Champions. In the Champions that wins the Madrid, we did our work. In the Glass delete us by an administrative error with Cheryshev. Afterwards it seemed that it is my fault because it no longer was. When I leave me, was to two points of the Barcelona with a party less. To the two months were to 12 points of the Barça", explained initially Benítez.

The ex trainer of the Liverpool, Valencia, or Chelsea equally considered "almost impossible" to go back to the bench of the Madrid, although no descartó train to the Atético of Madrid in a future. "There are teams that never me ficharían by that have been in the rival. It could not go to the Barcelona... The Athletic would be another thing", commented during the interview.

Denying myths

On that elimination in Glass by the undue alignment of the rurso Cheryshev, Benítez remembered that "I warned thrice and even so it commits the administrative error". When remembering his white stage, Benítez also denied some histories, as his councils to Luka Modric to the hour to strike the balloon. "Once to Modric said him that in a strike of three metres give him with the interior so that to the mate arrive him clean the spherical, without effect. That is a comment in a training, but when to the things want to him take out tip, take him out ", explained.

Another alike information sucedió with Cristiano Ronaldo, but the technician mentioned that "the only comment that did him to Cristiano Ronaldo, as it knew him of the Manchester United, is that we analyse how threw the faults. We analyse the path, see if we can do some adjust, saw that no and forget us of the subject. It is my only conversation with him. All the other, is lie".

Benítez Recognised that has offers to go back to the benches, "but that the offers that have had do not motivate me". "I know to do the analyses and look much more. I look if you go to have support, if there is money... But it is not easy to find the suitable project. To the Liverpool will not train it because it is Klopp and does it well. And in the big teams will not be able to go because I already have been in the rival teams", explained finally.

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