‘When I was at Liverpool, Real Madrid came to sign me… but I ended up at Portsmouth’: Jermaine Pennant says he was set to join Spanish giants before dream transfer was blocked

  • 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.

    The winger was on loan at Portsmouth from Liverpool at the time and was in the last year of his contract. READ MORE …