Former Real Madrid midfielder and stream Blancos under-18 manager Guti says he hopes to take over a comparison side during a Bernabeu one day, while underlining that he is happy for Zinedine Zidane to continue his successful spell in charge.
Jose Maria Gutierrez Hernandez scored 77 goals in 542 games between 1995 and 2010, winning 5 La Liga titles and 3 Champions League trophies, with his untroubled opinion impressing a club’s fans though never utterly convincing his coaches.
After a brief spell during Besiktas, and some internal media work in Spain, a Madrid local took assign of a under-18 side during a Bernabeu final summer, and Sunday’s 4-1 extra-time Copa del Rey win over Atletico Madrid saw his Juvenil side finish a ancestral domestic Treble.
Speaking to Onda Cero radio, a 40-year-old pronounced it would be “stupid” not to acknowledge he would like to follow his former teammate Zidane as initial group manager during some indicate in a future.
“I still have a lot to learn as even after being a player, it is most some-more formidable to be a coach,” Guti said. “All Madridistas hope Zidane stays a prolonged time yet, he is a counterpart for me.
“The design for everybody is a initial team. We aspire to a tip and it would be foolish on my partial not to contend that to be means to manager a Real Madrid initial group is a personal objective. But it is really distant divided and we contingency go step by step.
“Zidane is doing a good job, and what we wish is to learn. The destiny is really distant away.”
Guti is approaching to sojourn in assign of a under-18s subsequent season, with another former teammate, Santiago Solari, remaining as manager of a club’s Castilla B-side for 2017-18, notwithstanding a disaster to benefit graduation from a third tier final term.
Dermot Corrigan is a Madrid-based football author who covers La Liga and a Spain inhabitant group for ESPN FC. Follow him on Twitter @dermotmcorrigan