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Open Thread: November 25, 2020.

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.


As most of you know, Real will face off with Inter Milan in a crucial game later today. The game will be played at San Siro, and is hugely important to both teams.

Modric gave an interview before the Inter game. Here are some highlights:

“I have said many times that I feel good at Real and that I would like to finish my career here, we will see what happens….I will be here as long as I feel I can help the team. I of course want to stay here, but it depends on many things”

“Yes, there are too many games in a year at the moment. WE play every three day with the national team, games in Europe etc. But that’s how it is. It is a complicated time, but it seems they only want more competitions and nobody is asking about our health”

“A little bit of everything is missing, everyone are not present and there are injuries. We lack the solidity and regularity from last season. But we have shown a lot of good things and we have to take them as something positive”

Suddenly, Isco might leave

Isco’s dad (and agent) confirmed that Isco would like to try out another league and country. So far, there are no offers, and they are also not ruling out the possibility of staying. Still, telling words. Also, the comments sparked “Isco-Eriksen” swap-rumors, and we will have to “enjoy” them for atime now.

Kubo is considering ending his loan

According to El periodico Mediterraneo, Kubo wants to leave Villareal in January. At the moment, he has not informed neither of the club about his desires. Ending the loan deal would be problematic, as it would require both clubs to come to a mutual agreement, terminating the loan-deal.

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