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Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio: Barcelona tried for me

Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio has spoken of Barcelona's failure to sign him.

Asensio admits Barca didn't push hard enough when he was available from Real Mallorca.

"I made my debut with the first team of Mallorca and Barça appeared," he recalled. "In the end, it was fate.

"It was not done with Barça and I am delighted to be with Real Madrid and to be able to defend this shirt."

Asked about his contract's buyout clause, he added: "I have a price and I do not think I'm moving from here, how much am I worth?

"I would not go to PSG, I'm very happy here."

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