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Real Madrid ready to offer €40 million for Chelsea’s homegrown talent next summer



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The new generation has well and truly taken over at Real Madrid. Vinicius Jr, Rodrygo Goes, Jude Bellingham, Eduardo Camavinga, Aurelien Tchouameni and Eder Militao all represent the core of the team for the long haul, leaving very few spots for the veteran stars.

One department that continues to be under the care of the old guard is right-back. Dani Carvajal and Lucas Vazquez continue to be Carlo Ancelotti’s only options in the department, but Real Madrid are actively looking for a new younger name.

Objective Reece James

According to SPORT, Real Madrid have locked in on Chelsea’s Reece James as their next right-back and will not give up on his pursuit.

The men in white plan to activate the mission to sign him next summer, although it will be far from easy.

James has been at Chelsea for his entire career and has racked up 11 goals and 20 assists in that duration. He is currently valued at €65 million on the transfer market, but Real Madrid will not exceed the €40 million barrier for him next June.

His signing is most complicated by the fact that his contract with Chelsea runs until 2028, giving Los Blancos little space to negotiate the transfer fee.

Chelsea are under pressure to sell

Not all is bleak for Florentino Perez in pursuit of his latest target.

Chelsea are under strict scrutiny after their recent splurges on the transfer market and are under pressure to sell players.

The story will be no different next summer. Considering that James is one of the club’s most saleable assets, a departure for the Englishman may not be seen with bad eyes.

However, it is unlikely that Chelsea would consider letting their captain leave very easily, and it will likely take an offer more than the €40 million proposal being lined up.



  1. John

    September 12, 2023 at 6:31 pm

    Think you’re missing a 1 in front of the 40 as a starting bid 🤣

  2. Glenn Robinson

    September 12, 2023 at 6:43 pm

    Well i for one would not be worried about selling James we have ample coverage in his position however, 40 million euros is a joke. As for desperately needing to sell again is a joke, thus the whole story is a non starter.

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Multiple Real Madrid legends set to attend Kylian Mbappe’s presentation – report



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With the major international tournaments all wrapped up, Real Madrid fans can finally realize their dream of witnessing Kylian Mbappe take his first steps in the Santiago Bernabeu.

After much anticipation, the Frenchman’s signing was officially announced by the Merengues right after the UEFA Champions League final.

Now, the moment for his presentation is edging closer, and Real Madrid intends to make it a grand occasion befitting his talents.

Real Madrid have invited multiple legends

Indeed, according to Rodra several Real Madrid legends have been personally invited to attend Kylian Mbappe’s highly anticipated presentation at the Bernabeu tomorrow.

Their presence highlights the significance of this moment, celebrating the arrival of one of football’s brightest talents to the illustrious ranks of Real Madrid.

The player’s presentation, which is expected to be a huge event at Santiago Bernabeu on July 16th, was announced by the administration just under a week ago.

Mbappe will be presented as a Real Madrid player tomorrow. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)

The 2018 World Cup winner is the first new recruit to be presented at the Santiago Bernabeu following complete renovations and thus the club aims to mark it as a special occasion.

In order to make it a memorable event, the Merengues have big plans for the presentation tomorrow.

Indeed, Mbappe will make a grand entrance at the Bernabeu, walking along a specially installed catwalk from the changing room exit to a stage set up at the North end of the stadium.

Full-house expected

All tickets for Kylian Mbappe’s presentation have been completely sold out, with not a single seat remaining, not even in the remotest corners of the venue.

Within just under 2 hours, all tickets for the event sold out, including the premium VIP seats. Priority was naturally given to club members and season ticket holders.

And now it appears some of the most iconic players from Real Madrid’s history will also be present to watch the event unfold.

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