Rafael Benitez commented on alleged bust up with Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos
As per the previous reports, Real Madrid top scorer and other senior figures inside the dressing room has given disapproval to Rafael Benitez’s tactical approach and has suggested to former Liverpool manager to revisit his strategy ahead of the first El Clasico of the season. Rafael Benitez has been criticized for overly defensive style of play, and according to the reports coming from the Spain, Cristiano Ronaldo, Sergio Ramos and Marcelo had a meeting with Real Madrid boss to complaint about his defensive tactics and ask him to adapt a attacking approach against League Leaders Barcelona.
However, speaking ahead of the crucial encounter with Barcelona on Saturday Rafael Benitez has branded these reports baseless.
“I have lots of respect for your profession as journalists, but this story about the meeting is completely false.”
It was also reported that Colombian International James Rodriguez has reservation over how Real Madrid boss has managed his comeback from injury.
“The first thing is that I did when James come back was say hello and chat with him.” as he was answering to the question whether he has any problem with the midfielder.
“I want him to be in the best shape possible to come back and score goal for us. He is a brilliant player.
James Rodriguez was unhappy with the treatment of his manager, as he felt that he was ready for the action and would had considered for the first team action little earlier.
James gets he chance in 3-2 defeat against Sevilla, and score a late goal for his side. After losing for the first time this season, Real Madrid dropped form top of the table.