Speaking to Marca from Spain's pre-World Cup camp, Asensio said that he "could not imagine" being part of a Madrid squad which did not include the five time Ballon d'Or victor.
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'For me, Salah and Neymar have serious chances to do that.
As such, Madrid players weren't surprised by his Ukrainian outburst immediately after the final whistle, when he declared: "It has been very nice playing at Real Madrid".
Real Madrid will open the door to an exit if Cristiano isn't happy and wants to leave, but they insist he needs to come with an acceptable offer for them to consider letting him go.
"Watching Mo Salah since then has been fantastic", he added."He can do well in the World Cup, too - it all depends on how far his team can go".
'He can do well in the World Cup, too - it all depends on how far his team can go.