Real spent nearly half a billion euros for Mbappe. The 2018 World Cup winner is looking for an annual salary of 70 million euros with a five-year contract. Bild provided specific information that Real Madrid will have to pay Kylian Mbappe a signing bonus worth 125 million euros. Along with an expected annual salary of 70 million euros, that would cost more than 400 million euros over the five-year term of the contract.
The next 100 million euro blockbuster is about to explode? President De Laurentiis confirmed that Victor Osimhen will leave Napoli in the summer of 2024, opening the way for any team that wants to recruit players. The Athletic confirmed that Chelsea leads the race to sign Osimhen. Arsenal or MU are two other teams in the Premier League interested in Osimhen. Notably, the clause to break Osimhen’s contract is worth 130 million euros. He is said to really want to go to the Premier League to play football.
Arsenal opened the sale of the 32-year-old player. According to Football London, Arsenal is ready to sell Cedric Soares in the final days of this January transfer window. Besiktas have held talks with Arsenal over a permanent deal for Soares, and the 32-year-old is also open to playing for the Turkish giants. Galatasaray are also interested in the Portuguese full-back. They identified Soares as a potential replacement for Sacha Boey – Bayern Munich’s rookie.
Arsenal sent scouts to watch the prodigy. Arsenal has the ambition to recruit prodigy Xavi Simons, who is playing for RB Leipzig. This season, Simons helped Leipzig climb to 4th place on the Bundesliga rankings while playing for the club on loan. In the past, Arsenal wanted Simons’ signature, but PSG was quicker. PSG currently has no plans to sell Simons in the winter transfer window and they are not under pressure to make money from Simons when his contract with PSG is valid until the summer of 2027.
MU’s offer of 100 million euros was rejected. Sharing with Goal, Lazio’s former sports director revealed that the Red Devils were ignored by their partners despite being willing to spend heavily to own Sergej Milinkovic-Savic in the summer of 2023. However, it is unclear why the deal broke. “President Claudio Lotito rejected a very important offer, worth more than 100 million euros, from Milan and Man United. I don’t want to find out why this deal was not successful,” said the former sports director. Lazio sports – Igli Tare revealed.
MU ambitiously signs Barca star. Spanish media reported that Man Utd wants to recruit young talent Lamine Yamal from Barcelona during the summer transfer window. At the age of 16, Yamal is considered the greatest talent today, even compared to the legendary Lionel Messi. Man Utd promises big changes when Sir Jim Ratcliffe takes power. Young, talented contracts like Yamal are the Red Devils’ top priority .