Navas not prepared to relinquish Madrid number one spot


Keylor Navas is prepared to stay with Real Madrid “for a long time to come” in spite of the Spanish and European champions being routinely connected with moves for different goalkeepers.

Navas acquired the Madrid number one shirt after Iker Casillas left to join Porto in front of the 2015-16 season, in spite of the fact that a key factor in the Costa Rica universal holding his spot was the club neglecting to get a move for Manchester United’s David de Gea over the line on due date day.

Madrid have kept on being connected with De Gea since, while a move for AC Milan sensation Gianluigi Donnarumma hit the supports when the 18-year-old penned a new contract at San Siro.

Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois is likewise a reputed target however Navas is centered upon issues around the field, having defeated a series of blunders to complete last season emphatically as Zinedine Zidane’s side triumphed at home and abroad.

“What occurred in the past has happened. This season I am cheerful, I am quiet as usual,” the 30-year-old told correspondents at Madrid’s pre-season preparing base in California.

“I need to keep my feet on the ground. It is difficult here. I need to remain here for a long time to come

“I’ve delighted in it, I’ve won here and I’ve seen my family so glad here.

“It’s not just about [learning from] blunders – that is not going to restrict me by they way I hope to keep improving.”Navas shied away from the recommendation put to him by one columnist that he has come in for additional consideration from manager Zinedine Zidane since coming back to preparing.

“My association with the mentor hasn’t changed since he came here. It’s somewhat silly saying he’s indicating me additional friendship – he’s dependably been similar to that with me,” he said.

“He generally demonstrates every one of us a considerable measure of certainty, he is near every one of the players. I haven’t seen any distinction in the conduct of him or his training staff.”

A reverberating 4-1 prevail upon Juventus in Cardiff made Madrid the main group in the Champions League time to win consecutive titles and Navas feels it is normal his partners ought to have the club’s thirteenth triumph in Europe’s best rivalry in their sights.

“We must be aware of the reality it’s hard to win two Champions Leagues in succession yet we begin from zero once more,” he included. “We have a ton of trust in the group and in the instructing staff.

“We are not pondering us having officially won two. This is another competition and we have an indistinguishable fervor from we had some time recently.

“We will buckle down and have certainty. We have ability, a great solidarity and that can enable us to win another Champions League title.”