On the upcoming transfer windows, Real Madrid could try a double blow on the side of Manchester City by recruiting Erling Haaland and Joao Cancelo.
Always in search of success, the Real Madrid are not resting on their laurels, even after a magical season that saw them win their 35th Spanish league title and their 14th Champions League. And if a page has been turned over the last few years with the departures of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Sergio Ramos, Casemiro, Isco or even Marcelo, the future already seems to be assured with the arrivals of promising young people who have already taken a place. important in Carlo Ancelotti’s squad.
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Haaland, as a matter of course
Not enough in the eyes of the management of the Merengues, who still want to strengthen and prepare for the future. According to Aswhich title “Operation Manchester City” on its front page, the club from the Spanish capital would consider attacking two key players from Manchester City next summer. The first is obviously Erling Haaland. Tuesday evening, Florentino Perez hinted that the door was still open for the Norwegian striker as well as for Kylian Mbappé. Courted by the whole of Europe, the former Dortmund player had finally chosen to join the ranks of Cityzens. a choice for the moment paying off since he has already made his mark in England, with 14 goals in 10 matches in all competitions. If it seems complicated to attack Haaland directly on the transfer market, the people of Madrid could wait until 2024, when a release clause will be activated which amounts to 180 million euros.
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Cancelo, for versatility
At the same time, Los Blancos are interested in João Cancelo. Able to play left and right with the same ease, the Portuguese international (37 caps, 7 goals) has established himself as one of the best full-backs in the world in recent seasons. The arrival of the 28-year-old could help strengthen a fairly poor sector at Real, especially since Dani Carvajal has been struggling to string together matches for two years, and Ferland Mendy has been the only professional left-back since Marcelo’s departure. . According to the Spanish daily, the cost of this operation would not exceed 50 million euros, given the age of the former Valencia player.