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Benítez: "This team will fight for the title"

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Rafa Benítez spoke in press conference ahead of Real's match against Sporting Gijón.

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Rafa Benítez is looking forward to begin the 2015/2016 season and he says the whole team is ready.

"I have a great team and a great squad. And I am satisfied with the players that I have. We work with all of the players so that they feel that they can be starters. I think Real Madrid are a great team and that the team is going to fight for the title and Real Madrid approach each match and each competition with the idea of winning it."

The Spanish manager did not reveal Bale's position or the team's gameplan against Sporting.

"Bale is not a player with a fixed position like Ronaldo, Jesé or Benzema. Tomorrow, against Sporting, we have to try to win, to secure the three points and we have to do it playing well. Casemiro is like other players who are very important for the team. Danilo and Carvajal? They are two excellent full-backs that are going to contribute a lot to the team's right side."

Benítez praised Keylor Navas too and the Costa Rican is set to star for Real Madrid tomorrow. It will be interesting to see Benítez's starting XI as he has to make up his mind about the right-backs and also choose two players between James, Isco and Jesé.