Nelson Semedo joined Barcelona in July for £27million from Benfica, agreeing a 5 -year maintain the Catalan aspect.
Since making the transfer to the Nou Camp he has been massively spectacular and appears to have solved their long-running factor at right-back.
However, Semedo’s long term will have been very other this summer time because it has emerged he used to be firstly introduced to Real Madrid.
Spanish outlet Don Balon declare Real had first refusal at the 23-year-old and their resolution to not signal him is one president Florentino Perez regrets.
The file says Semedo’s agent Jorge Mendes introduced him to the Bernabeu aspect first because of his robust ties with the membership.
Perez used to be mentioned to be prepared, as used to be Semedo, however Zinedine Zidane used to be now not and put paid to the deal.
Barca are then mentioned to have swooped and agreed a five-year contract with the defender impulsively, regardless of prior to now being at the again foot in negotiations.
Since shifting to Barca, Semedo has inspired and Perez is alleged to be ruing the verdict to not signal the full-back.
He has made 5 appearances for the membership in all competitions, offering one help and has earned comparisons to Dani Alves.
Speaking about Semedo in the summertime, Barca director Robert Fernandez mentioned: “We did have a look at different avid gamers, however Nelson used to be a participant we might watched for a very long time.
“We after all determined that he used to be the only we needed.
“We selected him as a result of he is younger, has a large long term forward of him and has been enjoying on the most sensible stage for a yr and a part.”