My tribe

Agent reveals Man Utd move was close for Real Madrid legend Raul

The agent of Real Madrid legend Raul has revealed he came close to signing for Manchester United.

Raul's agent Gines Carvajal has revealed how the Spaniard came close to joining United when leaving Real Madrid.

Confirming speculation at the time, Carvajal said on Radio Marca that Schalke's Felix Magath had to fight off competition from the Reds and only succeeded because the veteran striker was not assured of a regular place.

The 36-year-old is currently with Al Sadd.

 For the big stories and the banter follow us on Twitter: @tribalfootball

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?