Carvajal aiming for Real Madrid captaincySeptember 19, 2017
Dani Carvajal wants to be the future captain of Real Madrid, admitting it would be a ‘dream’.
Following on from signing an extended deal at the Bernabeu, full-back Carvajal has discussed his ambitions to become captain of the club in the future.
The defender has been an ever present in the starting eleven since he made his debut in 2013 and his performances have been rewarded with a new deal which expires in 2022.
“Everyone dreams about being Real Madrid captain one day,” Carvajal told a press conference regarding his new deal.
“For now, Sergio Ramos is our captain and we’re all extremely happy with him but of course I’d like to be captain of the club one day although if the day ever arrives, it will be a long time from now!
“I would like that the day that I leave, everyone knows that I have given everything for this club and that they are proud.
“I’m completely certain I want to always be here, I will never bother listening to offers from anywhere else as I’m focused on giving my all to this club and they are rewarding me. A buyout clause? I don’t know what the figure is, but it will be more than anybody can afford.”
Carvajal has been recently involved in an allegation of racial abuse during last weekends La Liga game with Levante.
Madrid and Levante played out a 1-1 draw the Bernabeu last weekend in a game which saw Marcelo sent off for kicking out at Colombian midfielder Lerma and subsequently banned for one match.
Television cameras have now picked up on full-back Carvajal shouting a series of insults at the Levante man following the incident, which included the term ‘monkey’, according to Catalan daily Mundo Deportivo.
Another Spanish media outlet – El Pilon, claim that La Liga are now likely to open an investigation into the incident and potentially charge Carvajal, despite the comments made by the Spanish international not appearing in the referee’s official match report.
According to Football Espana and other media sources, two more games – Barcelona v Espanyol and Leganes v Getafe are also under investigation for alleged racial abuse, although no further details on who those abusive comments were aimed at or handed out by have emerged.
Madrid bounced back from that draw with Levante with a 3-1 victory over Real Sociedad on Sunday evening, whilst the Valencian based side drew with neighbours Valencia on Saturday morning.