Former Real Madrid striker Raul has insisted 'I cannot say that I will not' work for Barcelona in the future in a recent interview.
The 39-year-old, who now works as a La Liga ambassador, netted 307 goals across a 15-year stay at the Bernabeu where he won 16 major honours including six league titles and three Champions Leagues but refused to rule out a future role at their fierce rivals.
"I like to go step by step, my first desire is to return home, to Real Madrid, when the time is right," Raul told Diario Sport.
"Joining Barcelona? This is football, and you can never say that 'I will not do this or that'.
"I was at Real Madrid for 17 years and no one can doubt my Madridismo, my conscience is clear.
"Another very different thing is that when you talk about football and analyse, for example, what Barcelona has done over the years, it is fair to recognise that the club has done well."