Kagawa turned down Madrid - Mourinho

November 15, 2013
By Richard Jolly

Jose Mourinho has revealed he tried to sign Shinji Kagawa for Real Madrid in 2012 but the player did not want to be Mesut Ozil’s understudy at the Bernabeu.

• Brewin: Kagawa conundrum

Kagawa, who had just won back-to-back Bundesliga titles at Borussia Dortmund, instead opted for a move to Manchester United, where he had hoped for ...

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