Rodriguez's Real snub
By Patrick Haond
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
PSG's Cristian Rodriguez has admitted Real Madrid were keen to sign him.
Paris Saint Germain new boy Cristian Rodriguez has admitted Real Madrid were keen to sign him.
The Penarol youngster moved to Paris with team-mate Carlos Bueno, but had the option of heading for Spain instead.
"Indeed, Real Madrid were interested in me," he revealed.
"There was even contact.
"It is true there is a difference between PSG and Real but everyone told me, for my future, PSG were better.
"Moreover, we loved a lot the way things happened with Paris."
The 19-year-old has signed a four-year contract at Parc des Princes.