Read the latest Real Madrid transfer news today as it breaks from trusted sources – December 11, 2020.
Paris Saint Germain reignites interest in Tottenham Hotspur star Dele Alli
French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint Germain has reignited their bid to sign out of favour Tottenham Hotspur forward, Dele Alli, in possibly in January transfer window.
The French side made an initial loan offer for Alli, which Tottenham Hotspur earlier rejected due to disagreement with representatives of the French club.
Tottenham only wanted Alli to leave permanently, instead of an option to buy in the loan agreement.
However, in Spain, Real Madrid is also eyeing the winger as a top priority in the coming summer, even though there are no plans currently to sign any player in the summer, according to words from coach Zinedine Zidane.
According to Bernabeau Digital via Daily Mail, PSG wants to sign the Englishman. But PSG also wants to reignite signing Alli with the same formula in the winter.
The English newspaper also revealed, the arrival of Gareth Bale from Real Madrid as part of plans to bring Alli to Real Madrid in the summer.
David Alaba, a top candidate to hook Real Madrid in the summer
It is no longer a secret, David Alaba is expected to leave Bayern Munich since there are no renewal talks with representatives of the Austrian defender and Bayern Munich.
David who’s been an integral member of the Bayern Munich family.
At Real Madrid, all eyes point to the summer of 2021, when major transfers are expected to take place, and Alaba could also be on his way to the club, as part of plans to help resolve the club’s defensive problems.
December 1st was the date set aside for an agreement between Alaba and representatives of Bayern, and it appears an agreement may never take place (Source: Bernabeau Digital).
Despite Real’s interest on the 28-year old defender, the likes of Chelsea and Paris Saint Germain are also considered interested parties. Chelsea recently surprised many, after they signed Thiago Silva from PSG in the summer.
Mbappe declined PSG captain armband – indications of short term plan in France
Mbappe could see himself a Madridista if switches to the Spanish capital club in the summer of 2021. For a long time, the young French star hasn’t indicated he’ll stay at PSG amid exit rumours.
Mbappe according to Bernabeau Digital, declined to wear the captain armband after After Marquinhos and Kimpembe were substituted, the captain’s armband went to Leandro Paredes.
The gesture perceived to be geared towards the exit from the French Ligue 1 Champions. Moving to Real Madrid means he’ll not be staying in France for a long.
Another aspect of Mbappe’s exit is his refusal to extend his contract with the club since last year.
Big hopes for Real Madrid fans
Madrid fans are hoping for Mbappe’s signing as a measure to solve the club’s goalscoring problems in the long term.
Currently, Karim Benzema remains the number goalscoring machine at the club, since the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus.
Although, Vinicius Junior, Rodrygo Goes and even the club’s legendary captain Sergio Ramos at some point.
For Eden Hazard, the persistent injuries have continued to prevent him from achieving his full potentials since making his move from Chelsea.
Pogba close to leaving Manchester United for Real Madrid
The French midfielder is one of the biggest names at Manchester United, however, his impact in recent months hasn’t been at the highest level.
This could be attributed to Real Madrid links, which he had also hinted at some point.
According to Bernabeau Digital, ex-footballer Dimitar Berbatov says the midfielder could be a better player if he plays under Zinedine Zidane.
The rise of Martin Odegaard during his loan stint with Real Sociedad forced the club to call for his return, and his return has further reduced Pogba’s move to Real Madrid.
“I wish Pogba the best and I want to see him return to his most decisive version because he is a good kid. If going to Real Madrid is the solution? Maybe getting together with Zidane could be a good way to restart. I’m sure that For Pogba it would be great because Zizou played in the same position and was the best in that position.”
The Los Blancos currently prioritize attackers and defenders ahead of the midfield, since there’s Isco Alcoron, Casemiro, Martin Odegaard.
Pau Torres clears the air, no Real Madrid move for now
Pau Torres has cleared the air relating to his future. The young Spanish footballer currently sees himself at his current club Villarreal despite interest from top European clubs like Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Torres believes in Villarreal stay amid Real Madrid links.
“I am very calm, I have a contract with Villarreal and I am happy to be in my town. What I want is to continue working and growing in my club. I have a lot to improve and there is a long time ahead of me “.
Real Madrid contact Mino Raiola
The defensive stalwarts at the club need reinforcement and the club’s top hierarchy are currently in contact with the football super-agent for scouting.
According to the prestigious journalist Fabrizio Romano, “Real Madrid tried to start talks with Mino Raiola about the signing of Matthijs De Ligt a few months ago, but the player is happy at Juventus right now. In 2022, he will have a termination clause of 150 million euros that could be activated “.