http://www.goal.com/NewsDetail.aspx?idNews=103658&idSez=17Former Bayern Munich coach Ottmar Hitzfeld believes Real Madrid should sign Michael Ballack.
The German international has been strongly linked with the Merengues who have often failed to impress this season.
“Real need a player like Ballack because Michael is also strong in defence and Real need to do something in defence,” Hitzfeld told German television network Premiere.
He also gave his general opinion of Real’s current problems: “Roberto Carlos is too old, Zidane is tired too much, Salgado runs more than a thousand kilometres each match and is also tired.”
He added: “Real Madrid needs to reform all of the team. Real have only bought offensive players, if they invested more in the defence, they would be invincible in the future.”
Hitzfeld was linked with the Real post earlier in the week as current boss Vanderlei Luxemburgo comes under increasing pressure for his job.