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Open Thread: September 29, 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 or Oscnar.

Gutierrez to stay with the first team (for now)

According to Marca, the promising left back will be the only Castilla-player staying to train with the first squad week in week out this season (not counting 3rd choice goalkeeper Altube). Park, Arribas, Blanco and Chust will return to training with Castilla, but the Spanish youngster has impressed Zidane. It is expected he will train with the first squad, but mainly play matches with Castilla for the rest of the season.

Javi Hernandez departs for Leganes

The versatile Canterano has joined the Segunda-side on a permanent transfer for the next four seasons. Pending official confirmation, the player has passed his medical and already trained with his new team. The defender was called up for eight La Liga-games last season and the second leg against Manchester City, but was not able to make his official debut with the first team. All the best Javi, and good luck in the future!

Neither Barca, Madrid or Atletico part of La Ligas next board of delegates

According to Marca, there will be none of “the big three” in the next board of delegates, which is made up from six teams from the first division, six teams from the second division, La Ligas President and two Vice Presidents. Currently Real are one of the six first division teams, but next time around Sevilla, Betis, Villareal, Levante, Sociedad and Eibar will represent the first division.

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