Odegaard: Madrid Not About the Money
Drammen – At the age of 16 years Martin Odegaard can wah contract from Real Madrid. Norwegian starlet was sure that money is not the reason he settled on El Real.
Odegaard transfer from Stromsgodset to Madrid is not much, ‘only’ three million euros ($ 42 billion). But players who labeled it can be paid wonderkid unusually high at 80,000 pounds ($ 1.5 m) a week.
This figure exceeds the salaries of senior players not only in La Liga, but also Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1 and even the Premier League. Moreover, until the end of this season Odegaard still be a lot of play in Real Madrid Castilla.
Large salary that was then believed to be the main reason Odegaard choose settled in the Santiago Bernabeu. With great talent dipunya Odegaard indeed be the target of many European clubs such as Bayern Munich, Arsenal and Liverpool.
“I really do not want to talk about money. It was not a factor in the decision (to join Madrid). I chose what I thought was best for me at the level of the sport,” said Odegaard in his farewell press conference with Stromsgodset.
Join the club of Madrid is the dream of many a footballer, not least Odegaard. However, the squad packed with star making him the opportunity to penetrate the main team will santat difficult. Michael Laudrup indirectly suggest Odegaard play in the Netherlands, where he will be easier to penetrate the main squad clubs there.
“I think I will grow in many ways. I will not be depressed about the debut (first team),” he said as quoted by Marca.