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Real Madrid midfielder confirms Man Utd bid

Sami Khedira has confirmed that Real Madrid rejected a 40million bid for him from Manchester United.

The German international were strongly linked with the likes of Chelsea and Arsenal in the summer.

Real Madrid allowed Mesut Ozil to join Arsenal in a 50million deal, but wanted to keep Khedira at the club.

Khedira said: "The club turned down the offer and that was it.

"We didn't really have the chance to discuss it. I had a longer chat with Carlo Ancelotti a few weeks ago and it was relatively clear to me that I'd stay at Real."

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