Real Madrid keen to sign Monaco’s Aurelien Tchouameni


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TOP STORY: Real Madrid keen to sign Monaco’s Tchouameni

Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni is “on Real Madrid’s radar,” according to Marca.

Tchouameni, 21, started in France’s 2-1 UEFA Nations League final win over Spain at San Siro on Sunday (stream the replay on ESPN+ in the U.S.) and has impressed in Ligue 1 for Monaco in recent seasons after the club paid Bordeaux €18m to sign him on a four-and-a-half year contract in January 2020.

Marca reports that Tchouameni is “one of the names that is most talked about” at Madrid’s Valdebebas offices and has been identified as a possible successor, or alternative, to Brazilian defensive midfielder Casemiro, who is 29.

Chelsea and Juventus have also shown an interest in landing Tchouameni, who has the same agents as Sevilla defender Jules Kounde.

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