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RB Leipzig coach Nagelsmann: I turned down Real Madrid

RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann admits he held talks with Real Madrid while in charge of Hoffenheim.

Real made an attempt for the German in 2018.

He recalled to Marca: "We had calls, but I was the one who decided in the end.

"I didn't think it was the right step to go to Real Madrid. I was one of the candidates and that was important for me.

"I had a good chat with (Real vice-president) Jose Angel Sanchez and we agreed that it wasn't yet the right move. We agreed that we could speak again in the future if Real Madrid were to need a coach and if I were available."

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