Navas ignoring speculation over future at Real Madrid

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Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas insists he tries to ignore rumours surrounding his future, with the Liga giants linked to numerous players.

Madrid are reportedly considering moves for Manchester United’s David de Gea and Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois, putting Navas’s place at risk.

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But after playing in Madrid’s 3-1 win at Osasuna on Saturday, Costa Rica shot-stopper Navas said he was unfazed.

“I try to work hard every day and ignore those sorts of things,” he told the club’s website.

“I don’t gain or lose anything with all of that.

“Madrid has to have the best players and I work hard each day to be the best, be amongst the best players and to be able to stay here for many years to come.”

Navas, who is contracted until mid-2020, also said he was happy to have the support of Madrid president Florentino Perez.

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The 30-year-old said: “That’s very important for me, he’s displayed the trust he has in me.

“I’m relaxed and I try to repay that faith with saves and by helping the team.”

Madrid are one point clear at the top of the league table and have played two fewer games than second-placed rivals Barcelona.

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