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Dudek wants Real move


Dudek wants Real move

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Jerzy Dudek has expressed his desire to leave Real Madrid in order to guarantee himself a place in Poland's Euro 2008 squad in the summer. Dudek has been linked with a move to Fulham and Borussia Dortmund.

"I've got a three-year contract with Real Madrid but I want to look at the possibility of leaving," Dudek told Spanish sports daily Marca.

"Poland have qualified for the European championship for the first time and I have received an important call from the coach Leo Beenhakker who told me that if I play regularly I would be his keeper at Euro 2008.

"I want to play at the European championship because it will be a historic moment for our country and I haven't played at all in Madrid. I think the best thing now is that we sit down and talk.

"If I were 26 I would never leave Real Madrid even if I was second choice, but things have changed with the call from Poland. I'm 34 and they have given me hope of playing in an important tournament.

"I know I will only have a chance if I play regularly in the next few months. Real have the final word... but I want to be totally honest with them about this."