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Ex-Santos coach Elano: Liverpool tried to sign Real Madrid sensation Rodrygo

Former Santos coach Elano has revealed Liverpool tried to sign Real Madrid sensation Rodrygo.

The 18-year-old, who joined Real from Santos this past summer, scored a hat-trick in the 6-0 win over Galatasaray on Tuesday.

"There was a period when there was very strong interest from Liverpool for him to leave when he was still at base," Elano told ESPN.

"The values were very low, but they wanted to have a go. Real's offer afterwards was around €30m more! I had a conversation with the staff and said the boy was worth the bet."

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