La Liga giants Real Madrid have agreed a deal to sign Monaco midfielder Aurelien Chuamini.
RMC Sports reports that Carlo Ancelotti’s side will be giving away 80 million euros to the French midfielder as the player prepares to sign a five-year contract with the European giants.
Chuamini is seen as a long-term replacement for Brazilian Casemiro who has been a good servant of the club; The arrival of the young player came to ease the burden on Casemiro, who played an important role in the Madrid midfield.
Tchwamini has made eight caps for France – scoring one goal – and is expected to start alongside Paul Pogba for France at the upcoming World Cup in Qatar.
The price will be much more than 50 million euros, and it remains to be negotiated – Real Madrid’s plans have changed after Mbappe’s rejection. pic.twitter.com/YrWyK3bwcG
– Fabrizio Romano May 24, 2022
The 22-year-old joined Monaco from Bordeaux in the summer of 2020, and has since participated in 95 first-team matches with the southern France national team, contributing eight goals and seven assists.
The player’s transfer is seen as Madrid’s reaction to the absence of striker Kylian Mbappe, who extended his stay with Paris Saint-Germain.