Keylor Navas will not join Costa Rica's 'La Sele' for upcoming friendlies

By Michael Krumholtz

After a chaotic day where Real Madrid’s management tried and failed to trade Keylor Navas, Costa Rica’s star goalkeeper is going to need some time to mend things over with his bosses.

Navas and officials from the Costa Rican Football Federation (FEDEFUTBOL) agreed Tuesday that the goalkeeper will not join “La Sele” for its two upcoming friendlies and will instead stay in Spain to iron out concerns lingering from Monday’s botched transfer deal that would have sent Navas to Manchester United. The federation confirmed that Navas will not travel to the United States for Saturday’s game against Brazil, nor will he come back to Costa Rica for a Sept. 8 friendly with Uruguay.

“Keylor is going through some difficult times and we have to be understanding,” said coach Óscar Ramírez. “We can’t bring a player thats going through a situation like that, so the most logical and reasonable thing to do is have him resolve his problems and in the future we will see what happens for the next call up.”

The next time Ramírez announces his selection will be for a pair of friendlies against the United States and South … continue reading

Via:: Tico Times