Woodgate’s Uncertain Future at Real, Gooch implications?

Espnsoccernet is reporting that Jonathan Woodgate “doesn’t know if Real want him back” after his loan to Middlesborough is completed. There have been rumors for a while that Woodgate would be sold by Real and remain in England.

This may be wild speculation, but Real Madrid has shown interest in Gooch for a while and apparently tried to buy him this summer. If Woodgate is out of the picture then that would seem to make it more plausible that Real is making room for Gooch. Here’s hoping…