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La Liga Real Madrid star staying, confirms agent 7 hours ago

10 July, 2018, 22:59 | Author: Heidi Alvarez
  • Marco Asensio

Asensio has impressed since joining the Champions League holders in late 2014 (he had loan spells at former club Mallorca and Espanyol).

That's after the Spanish worldwide, arguably Los Blancos' brightest young talent, started only 22 of the club's 51 La Liga and Champions League matches.

Real Madrid star Marco Asensio is staying with the European giants, according to his agent.

Liverpool were linked with a mega-money move for Real Madrid star Marco Asensio last month, but any slight hopes the Reds had of signing the Spanish worldwide have been dashed after his agent confirmed that his client would not be leaving the European Champions this summer. Next season he will be a very important player for Madrid. With the future of Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema also uncertain it became increasingly sure that they would not entertain losing Marco Asensio in the same window.

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He scored 11 goals last season during his 53 appearances in all competitions, and came on as a substitute during the Champions League final against Liverpool in Kiev.

Last month, Spain attacker Asensio said he wanted to leave any talk about his future until after the World Cup, with reports suggesting Liverpool could make a €180 million offer for him.

The attacking midfielder's minutes could be helped by the possible exit of Cristiano Ronaldo, who is widely expected to join Juventus this summer.

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