Atletico Madrid defender Lucas Hernandez has revealed that he rejected the chance to join Real Madrid last summer, stating his desire to stay at the Wanda Metropolitano for "a long time".
Los Blancos wanted to sign the World Cup winner last summer and made an offer of
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"I didn't listen too much because I was 100 per cent focused on my club and renewed my deal recently. My agent told me a bit but I told him not to do that," Hernandez told RMC Sport.
"Atletico is my club, the team that gave me everything, I'm an honest person and I cannot go to Madrid."
Hernandez added that "I want to stay here a long time" but admitted that "football goes very quickly, if an unrejectable offer came..."
Lucas's brother Theo Hernandez joined Real Madrid from Atletico the previous summer for