Real Madrid make shocking transfer decision, linked to AC Milan’s star midfielder.
Reports emerging from a Spanish outlet, Defensa Central suggest that Real Madrid have set their eyes on AC Milan’s powerhouse midfielder. The Spanish giants are considering to move ahead and initate talks with AC Milan and enquire about him as things look like, his future looks uncertain at the Italian club.
Ever since the midfielder has joined AC Milan, he is regarded as one of the most talented prospects in the world. Initially signed on a loan from Atalanta, Milan took no time and decided to him permanently as Kessie proved to be a valuable asset, since then Kessie has only got better and better for the Rossoneri.
The midfielder has since then, racked up over 184 appearances and netted 30 goals, assisting 15 times in the process for the Serie A giants. After having a fantastic season with the club, the 24-year-old’s heroics continued in the Tokyo Olympics as he played a vital role in Ivory Coast’s journey till the quarter-finals.
While things on the pitch have looked good for the player, off the pitch, he has now entered the final year of his contract with AC Milan and there have been question marks surrounding his future. This alarming situation has alerted a number of clubs in Europe including Real Madrid.
Real Madrid will reportedly sign a midfielder this year and Kessie could be the one. With Luka Modric approaching the end of his glorious career and in addition to this, the future of both Martin Odegaard and Dani Ceballos is uncertain at the Bernabeu this season. This leaves Real Madrid with only 2-3 midfield options; the club is becoming more and more desperate to sign a midfielder as soon as possible with Toni Kroos picking up an unwanted injury as well.
The La Liga giants are linked with several midfielders this summer, some of them being Camavinga, Aouar, Pogba and now Franck Kessie. Kessie could prove to be a viable asset for Real Madrid as he suits the profile the club needs for achieving great feats.
Real Madrid play AC Milan in a friendly match before the season starts, they will be looking to capitalize on this situation and enquire over a move for the powerhouse midfielder.
As of now, Franck Kessie’s future at Milan stays uncertain but it will be interesting to see how Real Madrid approach the player and sign him or if Milan can convince and tie him to a long-term contract.