Real Madrid ax list revealed?
Following Real Madrid’s announcement that its profits have declined by € 300m in the past year, here are 11 players the club could sell in this window.
Through Marca, the La Liga giants recently confirmed that they had suffered a loss of around 300 million euros (5.1 billion rand) since March 2020, when COVID-19 first forced teams to play in empty stadiums, resulting in massive loss of income on match days.
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Many elite European clubs have been forced to take out loans or seek government help to prevent them from going bankrupt, and Real were no different, having taken out a loan of € 375m (6 , 4 billion rand) to finance the Santiago Bernabeu. renovation project.
Scroll through the gallery above to see 11 players Los Blancos could sell in this transfer window
Returning manager Carlo Ancelotti is reportedly looking to give some fringe players, such as Luka Jovic, Martin Odegaard, Isco, Dani Ceballos and Gareth Bale, another chance to prove themselves at the club, but the Italian tactician could be forced to sell a part of its valuable assets.
According to Transfer market, Los Blancos spent € 63million (R 1 billion) to sign promising striker Jovic in 2019, but the 23-year-old struggled to live up to his price under former Real manager Zinedine Zidane.
The Serbian striker is reportedly eager to impress new boss Ancelotti, but it looks like that is no longer possible as he would be sold at the right price.
Midfielder duo Odegaard and Ceballos impressed on loan to Arsenal in the 2020/21 campaign after being ruled in excess of Real’s demands but could also end up on the transfer list as the Spanish giants are aiming to raise funds for potential signings.
Defender Raphaël Varane, for his part, may be a big player in the new manager’s plans, but the 28-year-old has reportedly asked to leave the club.
With a year left on his contract, Los Blancos could be forced to sell him in that window as it would be their last chance to command high fees for the France international, who has been heavily linked with Manchester United – scroll through the gallery below on top to see other real stars that may be sold soon!