Keylor Navas Happy to be with Real Madrid C.F. As Record Looms

Updated: 22 September 2015 11:40 IST

Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas is on the verge of breaking Iker Casillas' record of the highest non-goal streak by a Spanish team in the La Liga.

Keylor Navas Happy to be with Real Madrid C.F. As Record Looms
Iker Casillas holds the Spanish Record of not conceding a goal for 370 minutes. Keylor Navas is just 10 minutes away from shattering the record. © AP

Madrid:

Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas said he is very happy to be with Spain's Real Madrid, after he was close to leaving the team just some weeks ago, the media reported. (Real Madrid Confirm Signing off Keylor Navas)

"Things are going well. I am very happy because people value my work and it is an honor to be part of this club," Navas was quoted. (Real Madrid Do Not Want Goalkeeper Debate This Season)

Navas was close to moving English Premier League club Manchester United, but the transfer was not successful despite the interest of Real Madrid in replacing the Costa Rican goalkeeper with David De Gea, currently in the English club.

It seems this situation did not make any difference in Navas' good opinion of Real Madrid. Even more, the Costa Rican goalkeeper is close to breaking the 370-minute non-goal streak of the Spanish team.

Navas is just at 10 minutes of breaking Spanish Iker Casillas' record. He might achieve this next Wednesday in the match against Athletic Bilbao.

"When I was a kid my dream was to be here, I am pleased to be part of Real Madrid's history. Hard work has rewards and is the path that leads us to achieve great things," said Navas.

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