Real Madrid may turn to club icon Raul if they are unable to convince Zinedine Zidane to pen a new deal, according to reports in Spain.

Zidane has just over one year remaining on his contract and has regularly cast doubt on his future since returning for a second spell as Los Blancos boss in 2019.

The Frenchman has come under fire during a sub-par domestic season but has led Real Madrid to the Champions League quarter-finals, where they will face Liverpool.

While Santiago Bernabeu chiefs still hope Zidane will commit his future to the club, they have lined up two targets in case he departs.

That’s according to Diario AS , which claims club president president Florentino Perez is keen on Spain legend Raul and outgoing Germany boss Joachim Low.

The latter will leave his role after this summer’s European Championship, while Raul is considered the more likely candidate. Continue reading

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