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Real’s Carvajal says summer transfers were a lot of talk

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Daniel Carvajal says that Neymar and Pogba to Madrid was all talk and the squad they have can take care of business.

In an interview with AS, the Spanish right-back discusses all the talk and rumours of Neymar and Pogba to be the next big signings.

Neymar was ultimately the summer transfer that just never happened.

The Brazillian was probaly never a realistic target for Real. Perhaps more case of, if a player of that quality is on the market a club like Real Madrid have to at least look interested.

Pogba was the dream transfer that was unachievable.

The public courtship between Zidane and Pogba was there for all to see. But United stood firm and Real knew early on that it was never going to happen.

Carvajal says a lot of it was all rumours and paper talk, that he never really believed.

Of the Neymar deal he said:

“You saw that one day he went to Barca, another day he came with us, another day he stayed.”

“We asked the Brazilians and they told us that he didn’t know, I was in doubt. He is a top-five or top-three player.”

“Such a player is welcome on any team.”

He continued in regard to Pogba:

“Pogba was heard a lot too.”

“The transfer dates close differently everywhere and in the end he has not arrived.”

He says the club, as well as he and all his teammates, are aare happy with the new arrivals they do have and are ready to get Real Madrid back to the top of La Liga and world football.

He continued:

“We are who we are and we cannot think of someone who is not with us.”

“There is always talk of revolution, but in a team like Real Madrid, where everyone wants to be and not everyone wants to leave, it’s not easy.”

“Players have come to help us like Hazard, Militao, Mendy … and I think it is to complement a great workforce.”

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EIBAR, SPAIN – NOVEMBER 24: Real Madrid line up for a team photo prior to the La Liga match between SD Eibar and Real Madrid CF at Ipurua Municipal Stadium on November 24, 2018 in Eibar, Spain. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)