Real Madrid second choice goalkeeper Andriy Lunin has admitted he had planned to leave the club, but eventually ended up staying.
The Ukrainian goalkeeper has admitted he wants to be a regular starter, but his love for Real Madrid has since kept him at the club.
Lunin told El Chiringuito: “At the end of last season I was sure I wanted to leave, I wasn’t playing.
“But then you think carefully about leaving Real Madrid and end up not doing it, because you’re realising a childhood dream… You always want to play, I work to be able to play…
“But in the summer I didn’t talk to any club.”
The Ukraine goalkeeper’s contract winds up next June, and he feels ready to now become a senior No1.
This season could have been his season following the long-term injury to Thibaut Courtois, but the club went ahead to sign Kepa Arrizabalaga on a season-long loan deal.