Real Madrid challenges Premier League clubs for Guardiol

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Real Madrid are set to face Premier League clubs in the race for Croatian centre-back Yosco Guardiol.

Spanish newspaper Marca reports that Real Madrid were among the ufabet clubs impresse by Guardiol ‘s performance as Croatia reached the semi-finals. Before ending with a third place at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

The 20-year-old centre-back moved from Dinamo Zagreb to RB Leipzig in 2020, but spent his first season on loan at the same club. And actually moved to play in the Bundesliga in the 2021-22 season, playing a total of 46 games, including all items. While this season has played 20 games before the break of the 2022 World Cup.The cost at the time of his move to RB Leipzig was around €18m but has now skyrocketed, according to Sky Germany’s Florian Plettenberg. There is a release clause that will be activate in the summer of 2024, up to 110 million euros. If trade at that price. will become the most expensive defender in the world.

The Mirror reports that Chelsea may launch their bid for the player in January as they look to steal a march on Madrid. Los Blancos are planning on making their move in the summer transfer window and the Blues believe they can put pressure on the Spanish giants in the transfer battle with an early bid in the new year.

The report adds that the west Londoners have already spoken to the Croatian defender’s agents about a potential deal with a three-and-a-half-year contract believed to be on the table. Madrid have not yet got that far but do plan to offer a four-year stay starting in the summer.