Swansea City striker Michu is urging manager Michael Laudrup to stay.
Michu hopes his manager will still be in charge next season, particularly if victory in the Capital One Cup final sends the Welsh club into the Europa League.
"He (Laudrup) has been good for me," said the 26-year-old.
"He was good as a player, and very good as a coach. He is one of the best I have had in my career and I am very happy with him. He has taught me many things, he gives you a good feeling on the pitch and the chance to play well, he is good for all the players.
"It would be good if he would stay. We are really happy with him but we know like a player you want to grow, go to top clubs, play finals and win titles.
"I have read that he has been mentioned with Real Madrid but I want him to stay here."