Real Madrid left back and Brazilian international, Marcelo has revealed that Real Madrid are not willing to renew his contract, one which will expire at the end of June.
The celebrated player made the confession to fellow Real Madrid team mate, Lucas Vasquez while on the bench during Real Madrid’s final LaLiga Santander game of the season against Real Betis at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on Friday, May 20.
In the conversation that was captured on TV cameras, Marco was seen telling Vasquez:
“The club are not going to renew [my contract],” Marcelo is seen saying in a video released by Movistar+.
“I have been a f**king example.”
Lucas Vazquez listened to what his teammate had to say before giving his take.
“It’s incredible, man, we’re not aware, it’s not easy,” replied Lucas.
During Real Madrid’s Media Day ahead of the Champions League final against Liverpool on Saturday, Marcelo reiterated his desire to stay put for one more season.
“I want to stay, I’ve said it 50,000 times, but I’ll talk to the club after the final,” noted Marcelo.
However, Real Madrid are not planning to extend Marcelo’s contract. Los Blancos’ directors are awaiting the end of the season to make their final decisions, even though Luka Modric is already aware of Real Madrid’s intention to renew his deal which ends on June 30.
At the moment, Marcelo stands out as the Real Madrid player with the most titles to his name dating back to 2007 when he won his first LaLiga Santander title with Read Madrid.
He currently has a total of 24 titles – 4 Champions League, 4 Club World Cup, 3 UEFA Super Cup, 6 LaLiga Santander, 2 Copa del Rey trophies and 5 Supercopa de Espana titles.