Ruben de la Red insists he wants to stay with Real Madrid.

The subject of interest from Aston Villa, the Spain midfielder said: "I am here to prove my worth. I am convinced I can be useful for Real. I hope to repeat the good season that I had with Getafe."

Asked about the lack of new signings at Real, De La Red added: "It means that we already have a squad of high quality that does not require subsequent adjustments."