Lucas' younger brother, Theo is already on Real Madrid's books and were eager to have both Hernandez brothers at their disposal.
Lucas Hernandez said he turned down the chance to leave Atletico for city rivals and La Liga giants Real Madrid.— RumorsTransfers 24/7 (@rumorstransfers) October 11, 2018
"I didn't pay too much attention [to the offer]," Lucas said to RMC Sport.
However, Lucas, being an ardent Atletico Madrid supporter, couldn't bring himself to follow his sibling to Atletico's bitterest rivals.
"I didn't pay too much attention [to the offer]," Lucas said to RMC Sport, as quoted by FourFourTwo.
"I was 100 per cent focused on my club, where I had recently signed a new contract.
"Atletico are my club, a team who have given me everything. I'm an honest person and I couldn't go to Madrid."
However, despite being happy
Lucas Hernández rejected Real Madrid approach - Into The Calderon https://t.co/QyJo2XCsvo— Real Madrid time (@RealMadridtime) October 11, 2018
"I hope I can stay here for a very long time, but football moves very fast. If an offer comes in that I can't refuse," he said.
Lucas started all seven for France in their triumphant World Cup campaign in Russia and is in