Real Madrid transfer news: Jude Bellingham leaning towards Real over Liverpool

Jude Bellingham, Dortmund, 2022/23

Jude Bellingham has very long been discovered as Liverpool’s top transfer target up coming summer season, but Real Madrid are reportedly the motive the England midfielder is nonetheless to extend his agreement with Borussia Dortmund.

Bellingham’s recent deal with Dortmund expires in June 2025, and the player rated at €74 million by Soccer Transfers’ in-dwelling algorithm could now be available for €93m so lengthy as the Bundesliga outfit get that fee in a single instalment.

Bellingham was one of the handful of gamers who emerged from England’s UEFA Nations League relegation with his name improved, and Liverpool only signed Arthur Melo on loan from Juventus amid their latest midfield injuries disaster with an eye on securing Bellingham’s signature subsequent summer time.

But Real Madrid could be ready to steal in.

“Real Madrid have been eyeing Bellingham because just before the midfielder joined Borussia Dortmund in 2019,” report Marca. “The club first manufactured speak to with the player in 2022, when uncertain if [Aurelien] Tchouameni would agree to be a part of.

“Though Real Madrid ultimately concluded the transfer of Tchouameni, the club also questioned Bellingham and his reps not to renew the player’s contract with Dortmund… in spite of staying pressured to lengthen his deal, Bellingham has so significantly kept his term.”

Competition in midfield

Authentic at some point paid out Monaco €100 million for Tchouameni, and Bellingham may encounter intense competitiveness for a location in the Spanish and European champions’ midfield, with Luka Modric, Toni Kroos and Eduardo Camavinga also on the textbooks at the Bernabeu.

“You have to bear in mind Real Madrid have Tchouameni, they have Camavinga, Kroos and Modric are nevertheless there,” Gabby Agbonlahor informed Football Insider recently. “Bellingham’s not heading to want to go someplace where he’s not guaranteed to get started and I will not consider he’d start off in that Real Madrid midfield.”

But Modric and Kroos are 37 and 32 respectively at the conclusion of the season, and each out of contract – as is Dani Ceballos, an additional solution in midfield.

Real are also planning for the upcoming all over the squad, and elevated €80m of Bellingham’s probable price in making it possible for the 30-yr-old Casemiro to leave for Manchester United this summertime.

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