Aurelien Tchouameni, the Monaco midfielder, is said to be in advanced talks with Real Madrid this summer.
After failing to sign PSG star forward Kylian Mbappe, the Spanish giants are now closing on to signing €80m-rated Tchouameni. Real Madrid, who recently became the champion of Europe after defeating Liverpool in the Champions League final are now looking to further strengthen their squad ahead of the summer transfer window.
Clubs in race for Aurelien Tchouameni apart from Real Madrid
Last week, the club’s sporting director, Paul Mitchell, confirmed the 22-year-old’s departure from the French outlet.
Thus, now, according to Sky Sports News, Real Madrid and Monaco are reportedly in advanced talks over the transfer of Tchouameni.
Moreover, it is also being reported that the Spanish giants offering the France international a five-year contract.
Meanwhile, according to the sources, Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain are also interested in the midfielder, who is valued at €80 million (£68 million) by Monaco.
Tchouameni, a defensive midfielder by trade, was a revelation for Monaco in the 2021-22 season. The Frenchman scored five goals and contributed three assists in 50 games across all competitions.
Moreover, the Monaco midfielder was also able to display strong defensive performances and thus he caught the eyes of top European clubs.
Meanwhile, Real Madrid are also expected to finalise the free transfer of Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger. While Luka Modric and Vinicius Junior are also expected to extend their contracts with the La Liga club.
At one point of time, it looked like a three-horse race between Real, Liverpool, & PSG but now it looks like the Madrid horse is clearly winning the race.
Aurelien Tchouameni will definitely be a great addition to the Real Madrid current squad. The youngster will be a perfect fit to play alongside the likes of Toni Kroos and Luka Modric. The deal is almost done and it is expected to be announced soon in the coming days.