Dutch pair won't leave quietly from Real Madrid

Wesley Sneijder and Rafael van der Vaart are digging in their heels over staying at Real Madrid.

Wesley Sneijder and Rafael van der Vaart are digging in their heels over staying at Real Madrid.

Both Dutch players are not in coach Manuel Pellegrini's plans for the new season and management are eager to cash in.

But Sneijder insists: "I want to stay. I am not afraid of fighting for a place in the team with some of the world's best players."

Van der Vaart also warned: "I am aware that most people aren't counting on me, but I have a contract here for another four years ..."

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