“I want us to be a team that go out to win every game, that take the initiative, are assertive, that attack as well as in recent years and that defend a little bit better, to achieve that balance that will enable us to win more games and have a greater chance of winning trophies”, he told Real Madrid TV. “With the intensity and attitude the players are showing in the way they work, right now we’re in a position to bring the best out of ourselves”. The question of how good he can be is for the future, he is too young now.
Benitez also stressed the importance of the pre-season and said, “Pre-seasons are there to work, to get to know each other, and the conditions we have are good”.
“We want to see the ICC stay where it absolutely belongs… hopefully we can make some exciting announcements about that soon”.
“Iker is a living legend at Real Madrid and the best goalkeeper in the club’s history”. Navas is our number one at the moment. “He is more experienced than our other keepers so he is at the front”.
Meanwhile, Manchester United target Sergio Ramos will not be leaving Real Madrid, according to Benitez, who heaped praise on the Spain worldwide defender. Kiko Casilla and De Gea.
And Benitez reiterated Perez’s stance. For me he is an enormous professional.
“It’s like asking a daughter to choose between her mother and her father; it’s always hard”.
“The president has already commented that he is staying with the club”.
The relationship between Real Madrid’s two star forwards was subject of considerable scrutiny last season, with some supporters criticising Bale for seemingly failing to pass to his superstar team-mate when through on goal.
“I see Sergio as an integral part of our team”. We have a fantastic team.