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Ruben Pardo has brushed off speculation linking him with a move to the Premier League by insisting that he is committed to Real Sociedad.
Midfielder Pardo, 21, has impressed in La Liga this season to reportedly attract the attention of Manchester United and Liverpool.
Real Madrid are also understood to have been monitoring Pardo's progress for some time, but he maintains that he has given no thought to leaving and is focused on performing to the best of his ability.
Pardo is enjoying life at the club and has indicated that he would be willing to extend his contract, which does not expire for another two years.
"I am happy," Pardo said, quoted by Spanish paper AS. "Sincerely, I am not preoccupied with the rumours about English clubs.
"If I think about the rumours it damages my game. I am focussed on Real Sociedad.
"My deal ends in June 2016 but my desire is to stay many years with Real because I am very happy in San Sebastian."