People are trying to Unsettle Real Madrid: Rafa Benitez
Real Madrid manager Rafa Benitez has insisted that there are no issues inside the squad, while addressing the rumors of fight between him and Sergio Ramos and clash between Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale.
According to the reports, there is feeling of discontent inside the Real Madrid dressing room. Mainly, the ongoing feud between Cristiano Ronaldo and Welsh International Gareth Bale while Rafa Benitez drawn himself in unwanted war of words with defender Sergio Ramos, following Real Madrid 1-1 draw with city rivals Atletico Madrid at Vicente Calderon. But Real Madrid head coach stated that there is no truth in these stories and people are just trying to unsettle team by spreading the false rumors. While speaking to press conference ahead Real Madrid encounter with Levante, Rafa Benitez said;
“There are some people who don’t want Real Madrid to do well and want to destabilise team.
“News about controversies are all made up, and then spread to confuse Real Madrid fans. People believe in things that are not true.”
In a recent interview, Gareth Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnett said that there is no hatred between his client and Cristiano Ronaldo but suggested that both players have completely different personalities, while taking dig at Cristiano Ronaldo’s activities off the pitch by claiming that Portugal International wants to be best underwear seller in the World.
But Rafa Benitez shrugged off Jonathan Barnett remarks and ensure that there is positive atmosphere inside the Real Madrid’s dressing room.
He commented” I have already said that atmosphere inside the squad is very positive.
All players are good competitors, while some are closer to each other due to various reasons. Modric is closer to Kovacic,and everybody knows why, or Benzema with Varane. There is no problem here. I cannot control what an agent says. We have to be united in order to focus on our targets.”