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Odegaard says he will stay in Real Sociedad until 2021

Real Madrid won’t bring back the young midfielder next summer.

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Real Madrid midfielder Martin Odegaard is spending the 2019-2020 season on a loan deal with Real Sociedad. Odegaard has been one of La Liga’s most impressive players so far and many Madrid fans thought that Los Blancos could bring him back next summer, something which seems quite unlikely after what Odegaard himself revealed in an interview with ESPN.

“My intention is to stay for two years and I think that’s important for me, too. I have had two seasons in a row where I’ve changed teams. To have some stability is good and this is a great club and hopefully we can get European football for next season,” says Odegaard.

The Norwegian sensation still wants to succeed in Real Madrid, though.

“In a way I feel that Spain is my home. It was beautiful to return because my goal is to play for Real Madrid and Real Sociedad is the right club if you want to achieve that some day. My dream is to play for Real Madrid and I hope I’m still a Real Madrid player 10 years from now,” added the midfielder.

Odegaard’s year-long deal with Real Sociedad includes an option to extend it for another season if all parts involved agree. The young midfielder seems to want that to happen, so Real Madrid might have to wait.

The Norwegian playmaker also discussed the changes in his game now that he’s making an impact in La Liga.

“I feel like I’m playing more maturely. I’m creating more plays, running more and I feel stronger. I think this is all part of my development as a player,” concluded Odegaard.

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