Raul has not played for Spain for two years and it was believed his career with the national team was over.
“I’ve known him since he was in the Atletico youth sides, with whom he was champion of Spain. And a year later he repeated it with Madrid,” the former Real Madrid coach said,” he told AS.
“I understand that there is a debate. We are not talking about any old player. He has played 102 times with Spain and remains a starter with Madrid.
“Nobody is going to stop him coming into the national team if he is playing very well.”