Iker Casillas: We have the ingredients to win trophies

Iker Casillas: We have the ingredients to win trophies


Iker Casillas says Real Madrid have all he right ingredients to win trophies this season and make more history at the club.

Los Blancos won their 11th consecutive match in all competitions with the 4-0 win over Granada on Saturday afternoon thanks to a double from James Rodriguez and a goal each for Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema.

Speaking to reporters after the game, 33-year-old Casillas said the team is playing well at the moment and needs to keep working hard in order to stay at the top of the table. Looking forward to the objectives at the end of the campaign, the club captain told reporters he feels there is a good mix between youth and experience in the squad.

“We’re enjoying a great period and I hope that at the end of the season we pick up major silverware like we did last year. We have good young players and more experienced guys who help the youngsters so that they know what Real Madrid is all about. We have the ingredients to win major trophies and make history, and I hope that’s the case,” he commented.

And he added: “This Madrid side is a team that began to be created after winning the Copa del Rey and the European Cup last year. We know that important players have left, but other important players have joined and you have to gel. The new players are doing well and we’re getting positive results.”