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Ex-Atletico Madrid captain Gabi: Godin had Man Utd offer; Courtois has hurt us

Former Atletico Madrid captain Gabi admits it's difficult seeing Thibaut Courtois at Real Madrid.

Courtois spent three seasons with Atletico on-loan from Chelsea.

Gabi, now with Al Sadd, told AS: "It is painful to see Courtois in Real Madrid's shirt.

"It's weird to see someone you've played together and won prizes with now at a rival, that hurts."

Gabi also confirmed Atletico defender Diego Godin turned down Manchester United last week.

"He is crucial and cannot leave, not that he wants to. I have spoken with him and I know that there have indeed been offers from Manchester United and Juventus. Diego is the ideal leader for us, it does not surprise me that they are now working on a new contract for him."

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