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Open Thread: November 19, 2020.

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Another issue of the Daily Merengue!

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.

Casillas returns to Real Madrid.

Legendary goalkeeper Iker Casillas returns to Real Madrid to work as an advisor to Florentino, according to a report from Marca. His role will be similar to the role Zidane had when Mourinho was head coach.

Transfer rumors.

According to Marca, Real Madrid is convincing Camavinga to join the club ahead of other possible interested clubs, even though they don’t yet know if they will be able to afford him.

Real will also try to sign Alaba, if something goes wrong in the negotiations of Ramos' contract, according to AS. However, Marca stated Alaba is an option Real considers and that his arrival doesn’t depend on Ramos’ future.

Meanwhile Everton are rumored to be lining up an £18mil move for Isco and West Ham are looking to sign Mariano Diaz on loan.

Jovic’s good performance for Serbia.

As Matt Wiltse wrote, Jovic had a great performance for Serbia, his best in over 18 months. He scored two goals, completed 5 dribbles, had 4 shots on target and made 2 key passes. However, AS reported that several of his team-mates tested positive for Covid-19. Jovic tested negative, but he will be tested again.