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And with controversy surrounding coach Jose Mourinho following his comments regarding Iker Casillas and yet more rumours linking the Portuguese with the Madrid exit door, Perez is determined to ensure the club's season does not end in turmoil.
“We have to be united for our people and fans, and our players will do it,” he said at the fifth edition of the Real Madrid Chair Research Grants.
“Real Madrid is driven by the strength, energy and passion of the fans. We always owe it them.
“Soon we will have a new challenge to focus on - the Copa del Rey final.”
The club president also added his desire to see "professional leaders in sport" at the "21st century Real Madrid" as he bids for senior figures to steady the ship once more.