Real Madrid Close in on Jude Bellingham Deal [Details]


LaLiga and reigning European champions, Real Madrid, are closing in on signing Jude Bellingham.

Jude Bellingham
Real Madrid closing in on Jude Bellingham deal

Bellingham, 19, has been a subject of transfer talks since last year.

The fast-rising England and Borussia Dortmund midfielder has been primed by top clubs in Europe looking to draft a midfield plan around the youngster.

Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea, PSG, Liverpool were all linked to Jude Bellingham but it appears Real Madrid are leading the race to sign the youngster in what could turn out to be another big catch for the European champions.

With the likes of IIkay Gundogan and Kevin De Bruyne nearing the twilight of their City career, Manchester City wanted Bellingham to replace the midfield veterans in the future.

Bellingham has dominated transfer talks since last year

Manchester United equally wanted a backup plan for the likes of Casemiro, Bruno Fernandes, and Christian Eriksen with Bellingham considered a perfect option for the Red Devils.

Liverpool, who have struggled this season in the Premier League, wanted Bellingham as they set out for a summer overhaul of their ageing and shambolic midfield to return to the Premier League title challenge next season.

However, Futballnews understand they have pulled out of the race after Borussia Dortmund’s rocket price tag for Jude Bellingham emerged.

Jude Bellingham
Liverpool pulled out of Jude Bellingham race

Chelsea wanted to sign Bellingham as part of Todd Boehly’s attempt to refurbish the Blues’ squad with brilliant youngsters that will rule the game in no distant time.

Real Madrid are one of the top teams in Europe with a solid midfield setup made up of promising youngsters. The likes of Aurelien Tchouameni, Camavinga, and Valverde are gilt-edged youngsters with a promising trail in the game.

However, Los Blancos are on the verge of losing the first generation midfieders (Toni Kroos and Luka Modric), popularly referred to as the ‘Bermuda Triangle,’ in no distant time, having sold Casemiro, a member of the deadly trio, to Manchester United.

Hence, Jude Bellingham has remained on the radars of the club in their midfield plan.

As per Fabrizio Romano, Real Madrid are in advanced talks to sign Jude Bellingham from Borussia Dortmund in a major blow to interests from Premier League clubs.

Jude Bellingham
Bellingham is regarded as one of the best midfielders of his generation

The report says talks are progressing between both clubs and Bellingham is close to agreeing personal terms with Los Blancos.

Full agreement is yet to be reached but there is optimism a deal will be agreed as Bellingham personally prefers to sign for the LaLiga giants because he is convinced of the club’s project.

Should a deal happen between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid, Jude Bellingham will become one of the most expensive signings ever in football history.

The Bundesliga title hopefuls have slammed a price tag of £130m for the 19-year-old.

Daily Mail reports Real Madrid will make an initial £100m offer for the midfield sensation.

With Liverpool out of the race, Manchester United and Manchester City will be observing the negotiation process with keen interest with their lucrative offers.

Jude Bellingham is regarded as the most promising midfielder of his generation.

His pace, balance, creativity, and positioning is an envy of top clubs. He is a perfect roving midfielder, a pilot that can trigger attacks and quickly adjust perfectly against counter offensives.

This season, Jude Bellingham has 4 Champions League goals for Borussia Dortmund. He has scored and assisted in DFB-Pokal and the Bundesliga.

In all competitions, Bellingham has 11 goals and 5 assists for Borussia Dortmund this season.


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