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Real Madrid defender Carvajal welcomes Rudiger: As for Mbappe...

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Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal has welcomed new signings Aurelien Tchouameni and Toni Rudiger.

The pair have arrived over the past fortnight.

Carvajal says the team is transforming gradually: "Players like Antonio and Camavinga decided to come to Madrid because they know what it means to be at this club, everything around this club is huge. They will get to experience it soon.

"David (Alaba) already has.

"As for the (Kylian) Mbappé issue, it seemed like it was practically signed and sealed. His contract was expiring but, in the end, he decided to stay. It was his decision, he will have spoken to his people, weighed up the pros and cons, and everybody's decisions have to be respected. He stayed in Paris to try and win the Champions League with them. Sometimes these opportunities only come around once.

"I don't want to close the door to him, not at all, but you never know what might happen in the future. A lot of players, if Madrid come knocking, they don't think twice. He made his decision. He is in his home city and he was placed under a lot of pressure. He is the flag bearer, the idol, the star and he wants to make history with his club. I think that's fair. But Madrid will always be there, it always has been and always will be. The club is above everyone and everything."

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