Spanish newspaper sticks by its story on player unrest.
Spanish newspaper Marca has come out in defence of its article claiming Real Madrid players were ready to revolt if manager Jose Mourinho stayed in the job next season according to FOX Sports.
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Real Madrid club President, Florentino Perez, spoke at a hastily arranged press conference on Thursday to angrily deny reports in the paper that Iker Casillas and Sergio Ramos had threatened to go on strike if the Portuguese manager was not removed by the end of the season.
The two players also went to on to release a statement denying any ultimatums had been issued but the newspaper has hit back at the denials with the headline ‘MARCA does not lie’.
The article went on to say ‘The information published in this paper on Thursday regarding the dinner held last Tuesday at ACS headquarters between Florentino Perez, Jose Angel Sanchez and the Real Madrid captains Iker Casillas and Sergio Ramos is absolutely true, point for point.’
Marca claim they have a source within the Real Madrid dressing room, rumoured to be one of the players, who has told them that there are a number of senior members of the team ready to hand in transfer requests should Mourinho remain in charge.
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