Real Madrid approach €120M worth Argentine international as Luka Modric’s replacement
La Liga champions Real Madrid have reportedly contacted a 21-year-old Argentine international over a possible summer move, according to a report by Portuguese outlet O Jogo.
The 21-year-old Benfica central midfielder has seen his stock skyrocket in the last 12 months. And Enzo Fernandez is currently making his mark for Argentina at the 2022 FIFA World Cup……..Continue Reading
The next couple of years will be crucial for Real Madrid and the midfield department.
While Luka Modric and Toni Kroos have been stalwarts for Los Blancos, they are not getting any younger.
And Real Madrid will need to lay down a succession plan for the duo, bringing Enzo Fernandez into the picture.
The priority midfield target for Real Madrid is Jude Bellingham. But the English international is likelier to join Liverpool than the Merengues.
So Enzo Fernandez has emerged as a viable alternative for the reigning La Liga champions. And they have now established contact with the 21-year-old Argentine international.
The Merengues have approached the player’s entourage to assess the possibility of signing him in the summer.
But Enzo Fernandez will not come cheap, with Benfica reportedly demanding €120 million for him.
While Real Madrid will not necessarily be averse to shelling out such a sum, they will likely look to negotiate the fee first.