Real Madrid legend Raul has hinted he will return to the club as a coach but only once he has completed his badges and the time is right.
The 38-year-old spent 16 hugely successful years in the Spanish capital in his playing days making more than 700 appearances for the club. Until October, the ex-Spain international was the club’s all time leading scorer on 323 goals but has since been overtaken by Ronaldo.
In his time in Madrid, Raul fired the club to three Champions League wins and six La Liga trophies among many others. He also had stints in Germany, the Middle East and the USA after leaving Los Blancos.
Speaking to AS, Raul said: “Will I coach Real Madrid? That’s the main question I get asked these days. But I feel that it’s not the right time at present. I’ve yet to secure my coaching badges and I feel there is plenty of time ahead.
“Real Madrid is my home; the club gave me everything as a player. I’m well-known as a Madrid player but my experiences at Schalke, Qatar and with the Cosmos have also been rewarding. However, Real Madrid is my passion and I am sure at some point in the future I’ll end up back there.”