Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas has mentioned he’ll leave the membership the second realises he’s not first choice.
The Costa Rica worldwide had been the membership’s No. 1 for the reason that 2015-16 marketing campaign when Iker Casillas moved to Porto. Navas began all three of the Champions League finals Real Madrid won in a row from 2016 to 2018. Nonetheless, final summer season, Los Blancos signed Thibaut Courtois from Chelsea for £35 million and Navas has not featured in La Liga since Aug. 26.
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An damage to Courtois could current the 32-year-old with a run within the first staff, however Navas has mentioned he’s at all times assured he can be first choice.
“The day I do not suppose I generally is a starter, I’m going residence,” Navas mentioned after selecting up his Nationwide Sports activities Award 2017 from King Felipe VI of Spain. “I have at all times labored for that [to be the Real Madrid No. 1] however then there’s one one that decides and we now have to work and do issues proper when it is time to play.
“I have to wait. We do not know what is going on to occur [with Courtois’ injury.] Solely the supervisor is aware of. I am 100 % out there to the coach — we now have to be united.”
Stories have recommended Navas may signal a brand new deal on the membership — and he mentioned he’s hopeful of staying long-term.
“I see myself right here for a few years,” he mentioned. “I will at all times struggle.
“No one is aware of the longer term however I reside within the current, which is Madrid and I will proceed to give all the pieces.”