The Brazil international is going to stay at Los Blancos for the next campaign, as per reports from Marca.
will see out his contract atReal Madrid
which is due to expire in a year, notwithstanding speculations of him leaving the club.
, who gave the Brazilian most matches to feature in during the 2014-15 season with 53, was influential in the plan to keep his services. The 33-year-old is not Real Madrid’s first-choice as a left-back, with Ferland Mendy and Miguel Gutierrez sitting above him in the pecking order.
The carioca has had a crucial role in Madrid’s achievements during the last 10 years, particularly contributing to four Champions League wins in five years.
Being the second captain, he could wear the armband should Sergi Ramos go out the exit door at Santiago Bernabeu after sixteen years in the summer transfer window.
Marcelo joined the club a year after Ramos from Fluminense.