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Open Thread: October 3, 2020.

Another issue of the Daily Merengue!

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Hola Madridistas!

The Open Thread/Daily Merengue is a place where you can discuss anything and everything related to football. Feel free to discuss the topics presented here, or start your very own discussions! The Open thread will be posted every day by one of the mods: Valyrian Steel, Felipejack or Oscnar.

Vinicius to get Spanish passport at the start of 2021

According to AS, Vini will no longer take up one of Reals three non-EU spots from January onwards. As a native of a country in Ibero-America, the time to obtain a Spanish passport is shorter. Ordinarily, you can apply for Spanish citizenship after 10 years of legal residence. It will be interesting to see what Real will do next summer, as there is one more no-EU spot available.

Rodrygo “officially” becomes first-team player

After the departure of Mayoral, Rodrygo has been registered with the first-squad. The youngster was first registered so he in theory could have played with Castilla, but that is no longer the case. He also changed his jersey-number, and will now wear 25 instead of 27.

ICYMI: OFFICIAL: Odriozola injury report, Real Madrid have no right-backs available

Real suffered the second injury-setback for a right back in as many days after Odris injury. You can read more about the subject and discuss the matter here.

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