River Plate midfielder Exequiel Palacios flattered with Real interest
Football 8 January 2019 18:22 GMT
River Plate midfielder Exequiel Palacios has revealed that he was flattered with Real Madrid’s interest in signing him after being linked with a move to the Bernbeu.
“I am proud that Real Madrid are interested in me,” he told ESPN and quoted by Marca.
“It is difficult to get away from all the things that are said on social media.
“I try to be calm and enjoy; my friends want me to stay here.
“Real Madrid are a very big club but my head has always been here at River, where I wanted to take advantage and have the chance to play regularly in the starting line-up.
“Luckily [the chance] was given to me and I’m taking full advantage of it
“My family will respect my decision as in a very short time, many good things have happened to me and I have to remain calm and enjoy this.”