International EPL wideman admits that he wouldn’t refuse Real Madrid move

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Watford‘s Miguel Layun has admitted that he’d love to play for Real Madrid, and that he’d find it hard to turn down a move to the Liga heavyweights.

Speaking to the Mexican media just two days before Los Merengues face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final on Saturday, left-back Layun has admitted that any of his fellow professionals would be lying if they denied they wanted to play at the Bernabeu.

“Anyone would like to play for a team as big as Real Madrid,” the wideman told Fox Sports.

“If a player tells you they’re not interested in playing for a club of that size,” he continued, “they’re lying.”

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The international joined Watford in December 2014, and despite featuring for the Hornets at the beginning of the campaign—scoring against Everton in a 2-2 draw—he was sent to FC Porto on loan.

The Portuguese giants have an option to buy the player for €6 million—according to ESPN—although at the time of writing, it remains to be seen whether they will look to sign the Mexican on a permanent deal.

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Layun will feature for El Tri this summer in the Copa America hosted by the United States. He is due to report to the Mexico camp on May 29.

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