Real Madrid transfer news
In this article we bring you all the news about Real Madrid signings today. Be sure to come back to the site for more daily transfer updates for the rest of this month.
Cristiano Ronaldo on Carlo Ancelotti’s radar in an impressive return to Madrid
It appears that the transfer window will continue its penchant for dropping surprises this summer, with Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti reportedly interested in having Cristiano Ronaldo return to the Spanish capital before the window slammed shut.
According to Insider (citing Spanish journalist Edu Aguirre), Ancelotti could be poised to make a move for the legendary Portuguese forward amid the player’s desire to walk away from Juventus this summer during the final year of his contract. Since then, the Italian director has denied those reports.
Carlo Ancelotti has denied reports that he wants Cristiano Ronaldo to return to Real Madrid 👀 pic.twitter.com/zoQ17zZlWF
– ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) August 17, 2021
However, it remains to be seen how likely a move will materialize, with The whites Overloaded with attacking options from the likes of Karim Benzema, Eden Hazard, Vinícius Júnior, Marco Asensio, Rodrygo, Gareth Bale, Lucas Vázquez and Luka Jović. Ronaldo is also rumored to have been offered to Manchester City, and if he’s on the market, Real Madrid may have to work to re-secure his services.
Martin Ødegaard is gradually approaching to deal with the departure of Arsenal and Real Madrid
The protracted transfer saga that has been Arsenal’s interest in Norwegian star Martin Ødegaard appears to have come one step closer to completion today.
According to reports, the player’s representatives are in London to close a deal with Mikel Arteta’s Gunners that could end his stint in the Spanish capital before the window closes this summer. The aforementioned deal would amount to another loan, but Arsenal have an option on a £ 30 million move the following season.
🗣️ “If you see the Real Madrid website right now, Martin Odegaard doesn’t have a number.”
Spanish soccer expert Álvaro Montero says midfielder Martín Odegaard seems likely to return to Arsenal. pic.twitter.com/3jQaXfeZrw
– Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) August 17, 2021
The player has already been left out of Ancelotti’s call-up of the day in Real Madrid’s 4-1 defeat of Deportivo Alavés in their first La Liga game (in addition to not being given a number), and it certainly seems that his path moves away from the Santiago Bernabéu.
Ødegaard has failed to reach the level at Real Madrid since arriving from Eliteserien’s Strømsgodset in January 2015, having made only one La Liga appearance since then. However, he has had several successful loans outside of the Spanish capital, especially during stints at Vitessa Arnhem and Real Sociedad, respectively. But Arsenal are incredibly interested in the Norwegian international and have been hoping to reach a deal all summer.
Inter Milan are interested in Luka Jovic despite the capture of Edin Dzeko
Serie A champions Inter Milan hope to move on after Romelu Lukaku’s recent departure to Chelsea this summer, and despite securing a free contract for Bosnian icon Edin Džeko, could look to settle for Luka Jović.
Jović has barely come to life at Real Madrid since moving from Eintracht Frankfurt in the summer of 2019, scoring just 2 goals in a total of thirty-three appearances for The whites at the same time that it is regularly linked to the interests of third parties.
Apart from Džeko, Inter have Argentine prodigy Lautaro Martínez on the books, but beyond that, they can only count on an aging Alexis Sánchez and a young cadre. At just 23 years old and looking for a chance to rebuild his career after setting the world on fire at Eintracht Frankfurt, Jović could provide an interesting long-term solution as he helps Real Madrid clear the decks of players who are not in Carlo’s long run. Ancelotti. -term plans.