The Dominican Republic attacker will continue at the Spanish champions for the time being despite being deemed surplus to requirement
Samuel Chukwueze’s failure to leave Villarreal has been identified as why Mariano Diaz could not complete his move away from Real Madrid this summer.
After becoming a perpetual bench warmer in Madrid, Diaz was close to sealing a move to Villarreal.
According to Relevo (via Bernabeu Digital), Diaz and Villarreal had agreed on the terms of the transfer before it collapsed because of Chukwueze.
Villarreal had identified Diaz as the perfect…