Vinicius Junior is not thinking about leaving Real Madrid despite being subjected to racist abuse, says head coach Carlo Ancelotti.
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Vinicius had been sent off late on during the encounter, but that red card was rescinded by the Spanish FA.
But when asked whether Vinicius was thinking of leaving, Real boss Ancelotti said: “I don’t think so. He loves Real Madrid. A lot of things have gone through his head but I don’t think it’s on his mind to leave.
“His love for the club is very big and he wants to make his career here.”
Ancelotti was also questioned on whether Vinicius has lost his passion for playing in Spain.
“He has not lost it no,” the Italian replied.
“He is very upset. But he knows he has the support of everyone, not just Madrid. It’s unconditional support and it has even come from rivals.”
Ancelotti invoked England when discussing how racism is treated in Spain, likening the latter to a “war zone” on matchdays.
He said: “Condemnation is not enough. This has been happening for a long time but still no action has been taken to put an end to this problem of racism.
“In England they don’t insult you. They solved this issue a long time ago at the time of the ban from European competition. There are no police in the stadiums in England.
“Here it is like going into a war zone with police vans everywhere. They have taken drastic measures [in England].”
Pogba wrote on Instagram: “It’s not the first time, it won’t be the last either.
“But we must never let that pass again. We have so many examples and I think we all agree today that nothing has changed since then.
“If the institutions don’t want to find a real solution, let’s try to do it by ourselves, for ourselves. Vinicius Junior full support bro.”
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