- Jermaine Pennant was on loan at Portsmouth from Liverpool at the time in 2009
- He had played 13 league games for the then Premier League side without scoring
- The winger was not offered a new deal by the Reds when he returned to Anfield
- Pennant said Real Madrid wanted to sign him but Juande Ramos cancelled it
Jermaine Pennant has revealed he was close to joining Real Madrid but ended up at Portsmouth instead.