18 Jul Iker Casillas in talks to rejoin actual Actual Madrid in adviser position
Iker Casillas is in superior talks to return to Actual Madrid as an adviser 5 years after an acrimonious exit from the membership, sources advised Football4cast.
The entourage of the veteran Spanish goalkeeper, whose contract with FC Porto expired final month, has been negotiating with Madrid in current months with a view to working beneath Actual Madrid president Florentino Perez.
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Casillas, 39, didn’t function for Porto after having a coronary heart assault in Might 2019.
He served as an middleman between the gamers and training employees at Porto this season and has but to formally announce his retirement as a participant.
Casillas had thought of the opportunity of working for president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) however lately said he wouldn’t achieve this due to the coronavirus pandemic.
He had a tearful departure from Madrid in the summertime of 2015 after a troublesome season beneath Jose Mourinho.
Perez was criticised for failing to present Casillas, who had one 12 months left on his contract on the time, the rousing send-off his 16-year first-team service warranted.
A youth product of Madrid, Casillas gained three Champions Leagues and 5 La Liga titles on the Santiago Bernabeu and gained two European Championships and the World Cup with Spain.
Sources concerned within the deal say Casillas’ return is “good for all Madridismo” and follows Perez’s coverage of bringing former icons again to the membership, as was the case with present coach Zinedine Zidane, membership director Emilio Butragueno and reserve team supervisor Raul Gonzalez Blanco.