6 Aug / 2020

Rafa Benitez wants Arsenal scout Francis Cagigao at Real Madrid

first_img 21/07/2015 According to The Sun, Benitez considers getting Cagigao on board a priority. He’s a big fan of the 45-year-old’s work. At Arsenal, Cagigao has grown in importance and it would be a huge blow if they were to lose him. For Madrid, it could revolutionise their academy. Upd. at 22:23 CEST Rafael Benitez is keen to improve Real Madrid’s La Fabrica academy and increase the number of players making the step into the first team. To do that, the Spanish coach has set his sights on one a scout who has developed quite the reputation in recent years.  Alfonso Callejas In England, newspapers such as The Sun have revealed Benitez is interested in taking Francis Cagigao to the Spanish captial. Cagigao is a scout for Arsenal and, among other signings, he was behind the capture of Cesc Fabregas in 2003 from Barcelona. He also tried to take Gerard Pique to London, losing out to Manchester United, and Lionel Messi, as Arsene Wenger revealed a few years ago. last_img

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