It’s been a long time since Marcelo has lost his preferential place at Real Madrid. Ferland Mendy took the title from him and now a dropper is needed to calculate the Brazilian’s playing time (184 minutes, spread over six games). Thus, His time with the Whites will come to an end as soon as his current contract expires on June 30. Until now, the signs of interest in the side had come from his country, with Fluminense, Botafogo or Palmeiras integrating the list. Beckham’s Inter Miami also appeared on his horizon last May. However, there are another country that opens its doors to him, Turkey.

According to the Turkish medium 61saat, Trabzonspor conveyed their intention to acquire him. They were willing to offer a salary of 2.5 million euros per season, but the player was clear in his answer: “We are not thinking of Turkey for now.” That last temporary particle is key, since the proposal was for this winter market and Marcelo, always according to the aforementioned media, left the door open for the future: “We can see each other again at the end of the season.” In fact, his statements after the game against Alcorcón go along these lines: “Since I came to the club I have always given my best. I will continue until the end of my contract, I owe a lot to this shirt and I will continue giving everything to the end.”

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This is not an unattractive destination. The Tigers from Trabzon are the current leaders of the Turkish Super League, with seven points ahead of Konyaspor, 13 over Basaksehir and 14 over the Fenerbahçe, a historic man who, in his day, welcomed Marcelo’s great idol, Roberto Carlos. The legendary left-back left Real Madrid in 2007 and his first three years outside the white discipline were spent in Istanbul. He has already achieved that the shadow of the now Madridista ambassador on the left wing of the Bernabéu was not so long, making history, like him, as one of the most important foreigners of the club, will he also repeat the country of destination on his departure?

Final months

The season will end at the command of AncelottiHence, it places the final decision on the summer period. The Italian coach has made, if possible, even more starter to Mendy with respect to Zidane’s stage on the bench, leaving minor games to the carioca. Against Getafe, Carletto surprised to enter the break, seeking to trace the shock with his perennial offensive presence, where he continues to leave details. In the aforementioned butler clash against Alcoyano he had the opportunity to add his second title of the course (the first, against Elche on October 30). Helped avoid another Alcoyanazo as the one suffered almost a year ago and, personally, it is double good news, since the KO Tournament It can help you not lose the competitive rhythm, while Mendy takes care of the most important dates.

Marcelo’s evolution in recent seasons (statistics every 90 ‘).

These final months should serve to say goodbye through the front door, as the second foreigner with the most matches in the 120-year history of the club, behind a Karim Benzema with no expiration date. “These questions do not touch, we are here to talk about my career”, dodged long ago in an interview with GQ when asked about its potential renewal. The reality is that it is part of the white savings plan. His 16 million euros gross per season weigh in the accounts, taking into account that his sporting impact does not match his salary. There are more and more teams pending from Marcelo, Will you follow in the footsteps of Roberto Carlos, will you choose to return to your country? Only time has the answer right now.