Rafael Benitez could be sacked by Real Madrid after losing dressing room

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Rafael Benitez’s final match in charge of Real Madrid may well have been last weekend’s 10-2 demolition of Rayo Vallecano.

Cadena SER’s El Larguero show, brought to our attention by Spanish newspaper Marca, understand that Benitez has “totally lost” the dressing room at the Bernabeu and could be sacked by Florentino Perez before the club’s next match against Real Sociedad on December 30.

Real Madrid’s players are reportedly “baying” for Benitez to be sacked with immediate effect and there’s a real possibility that a new manager will be in charge of the Spanish giants before the end of the year.


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Cadena SER, according to Guillem Balague, also state that Perez would love to bring Jose Mourinho, who is out of work following his dismissal from Chelsea last week, back to the Bernabeu.

Balague claims that Mourinho wants to put pressure on Manchester United, who have given Louis van Gaal two matches to save his job, and that the Portuguese coach is happy to join either the Red Devils or Los Blancos.

Some players don't want Mourinho back

However, given the fact Mourinho left the Bernabeu under a cloud back in the summer of 2013, there are key players in the Real Madrid squad who do not want to work with the controversial coach for a second time.

Regardless of whether Mourinho returns or not, though, it seems that Benitez’s days at Real Madrid are already numbered - just six months after he arrived at the club from Napoli.

Real Madrid fans: does Rafael Benitez deserve to be sacked? Would you welcome Jose Mourinho back to the Bernabeu? Let us know by leaving a comment below.

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