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#3 Exequiel Palacios on Madrid
Argentine midfielder Exequiel Palacios has been linked with a move to Real Madrid for a while now. The Galacticos have watched the player a few times and the player’s representatives have also spoken of Madrid’s interest in him.
And now, the player himself has spoken about the Galacticos. Palacios expressed his honour at being on Madrid’s radar and admitted that he is trying to keep calm amid all the talks of him joining the Santiago Bernabeu.
“It is a pride that Real Madrid looks at me,” he said.
“It's hard to get away from all the things that are said in social networks. I try to be calm and to enjoy every day. My friends want me to stay and live here."
He then spoke of his gratitude and love for River Plate for giving him the opportunity to play in their first team, which he has taken with both hands.
"When one reflects, begins to realise what can happen, Real Madrid is a very big club.
"My head was always here at River, I wanted to take advantage and have the chance to play and be in the starting lineup. Luckily, it was given to me and I'm taking full advantage of it.”
Finally, he added that no matter what decision he takes, his family will support him and that he is enjoying all the great things that have happened to him of late.
“My family is going to respect my decision, and in a very short time, a lot of good things happened to me.
“But, well, you have to be calm and enjoy this."