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Open Thread: November 16, 2020.

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Another issue of the Daily Merengue!

Real Madrid

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, YoSnail or Oscnar.

PSG offer Ramos a 3 year contract.

As reported by Lucas, PSG have offered Ramos a 3 year contract with a whopping €20 million/year salary this January. El Capitan has not extended his contract with the club yet and will be free to negotiate with other clubs in January unless Madrid find a way to secure that extension before the end of the year. Somewhere there’s a sneaky suspicion that this is PSG’s way of countering Madrid’s pursuit of Mbappe.

Odegaard to feature against Villareal?

The young midfielder returned to Spain after testing negative for Covid 19. It remains to be seen however if Martin Odegaard will feature against Villareal after the international break. Norwegian legislation requires him to remain isolated until next Sunday. It remains unknown whether Real Madrid will have to follow the Spanish or the Norwegian regulations. With Casemiro still COVID-positive and Fede Valverde out for at least a month, Martin Ødegaard’s presence will be crucial for the upcoming run of games.

Las Blancas defeat Athletic Club 1-0.

Marta Cardona scored the winner in a closely fought contest against Athletic Club. The match was recapped by Om in the post match reaction. David Aznar’s side are currently 5th in the Primera Iberadola standings.

Jovic plays the entire 90min in Serbia’s draw in the Nations League.

The young striker put in a good performance even grabbing an assist on Nemanja Radonjić’s opening goal. However Jović and Serbia sit at the bottom of Group G and take on group leaders Russia in Belgrade. Meanwhile Thibaut Courtois and Belgium pitched a 2-0 clean sheet against England in their Nations League match on Sunday.