He said: "It all depends. Choosing for him a club that would help him develop his style and his skillset is going to be a necessity. When you talk about some of these bigger clubs, they don't necessarily play the same type of soccer they play in Dortmund.
"The thing that's always in the back of your mind is the desire to play at one of the biggest clubs - they are monster clubs, all of them are - and the fun of moving to a different club and working through the process of making it there.
McBride did ultimately decide upon Real Madrid as the perfect destination however, also being quoted by the Liverpool Echo: "The exciting part of going to Real Madrid, where every single player on the field around you is world class, it's a desire you sometimes can't turn down."