Raul Can Play For Spain- Del Bosque


Spain’s new coach Vicente del Bosque insisted Sunday that the door is not closed on out-of-favour international Raul.

The 30-year-old Real Madrid striker, the leading all-time scorer for the national side with 44 goals, was sidelined under previous coach Luis Aragones and has not played since September 2006.

I don’t see Raul as a problem. He isn’t one of my protegees nor is he plague-ridden,” said former Real Madrid coach del Bosque.

He could perfectly be called up. If he deserves it,hewill be.”

Del Bosque is expected to annouce his squad for a friendly against Denmark on August 20, before the first qualifying matches for the 2010 World Cup against Bosnia and Estonia in September.

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