Benzema calls for Real Madrid unity amid Mourinho talk

Benzema calls for Real Madrid unity amid Mourinho talk

Benzema calls for Real Madrid unity amid Mourinho talk

Justifiably, there have been heavy speculations over the future of manager Santiago Solari, and reports suggest that Real Madrid's fans might see a familiar face in the dugout again.

Reality finally caught up with Real Madrid in the post-Cristiano Ronaldo era.

Madrid won 4-1 at Real Valladolid in La Liga on Sunday night, bringing an end to their run of three successive defeats, which saw them eliminated from the Champions League by Ajax and beaten in the league and Copa del Rey by Barcelona.

The Argentine showed up more than an hour late for his news conference ahead of Sunday's La Liga game away to Real Valladolid, after a harrowing week for the team in which they were knocked out of the Champions League by Ajax Amsterdam. Solari was asked about meeting with his players he said: "Things that happen in private should stay there".

But the likes of captain Sergio Ramos, Gareth Bale, Marcelo and Karim Benzema are reported to have frowned about the return of Jose Mourinho to Real Madrid according to Mirror citing Dailymail.

Fuming with how the holders had been embarrassed on their own turf, Perez is said to have told the players that they were to blame for the mess Real find themselves in.

The 27-year-old damaged the fifth metatarsal in his right foot in a French Cup win over Strasbourg on January 23 and was ruled out for 10 weeks. The club that calls itself the best in the world finally paid the price for losing one of the greatest players of all time.

With Mourinho's agent Jorge Mendes believed to be in talks to secure his client's return to Real Madrid, the discussions now revolve around the length of his contract and whether he will continue in the role beyond next summer.

"They know that when they have those victories I'm happy for them, and they know too that I'm not happy about what happened at the end of my spell". It had reached at least the semifinals in eight straight seasons and hadn't failed to make it past the last 16 since 2010, a year after the Portugal forward joined from Manchester United.

"Solari is the coach and we are with him to the death".

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