Real Madrid: the leaders’ plan for two Citizens


Real Madrid are said to have their sights on two Manchester City squad executives. The Spanish juggernaut is considering recruiting Portuguese defender Joao Cancelo and Norwegian striker Erling Haaland.

Erling HaalandManchester City

Rather discreet this summer with the only arrivals of German central defender Antonio Rüdiger (free) and French midfielder Aurélien Tchouaméni (AS Monaco, 80 million euros), Real Madrid is nonetheless looking to the future. . The White House is keen to monitor the transfer market to fill an already very rich workforce a little more. With this in mind, the newspaper ace released this Thursday a sizeable information on the intentions of the Merengue. The latest Champions League winner is said to be working behind the scenes on the arrival of two Manchester City players, namely Joao Cancelo and Erling Haaland.

Haaland’s three-digit clause

Real Madrid would like to take action next summer for the Portuguese defender, under contract until June 2027 with the Citizens. The 28-year-old right-back has been wearing the Mancunian tunic since August 2019, and his arrival from Juventus Turin for 65 million euros. Appeared 138 times in all competitions with the 2022 English champion, for 8 goals, the Lusitanian international remains an indisputable holder under the orders of Josep Guardiola (ten games in 2022-2023) and see Casa Blanca enlist him in the next few months will be a difficult task in view of the sum claimed for his transfer.

Landed this summer on the side of the Etihad Stadium around a deal of 60 million euros, the 22-year-old Norwegian striker would not be in Real Madrid’s plans for next season, but rather in 2024 as part of from the estate of French center-forward Karim Benzema. The Madrid leaders would then agree to lift his release clause of 180 million euros. Also linked until June 2027 with Manchester City, the ex-goleador of Borussia Dortmund explodes the counters this season with 14 goals in 10 games played, including 11 achievements in just 7 Premier League games.

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