Arsenal, Man Utd and Liverpool target Real Madrid ‘on radar’ as they learn asking price
Real Madrid are keeping tabs on Serge Gnabry’s situation as they eye a €40m move for the former Arsenal winger, according to reports.
The Bayern Munich star is out of contract next year and there are currently no indications that he will extend his stay at the Allianz Arena.
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He’s been a key player for the Bavarian side in recent seasons, scoring 64 goals and providing 40 assists in 170 games since joining from Werder Bremen in 2017.
Arsenal are reportedly keen to re-sign the 26-year-old, who played 80 minutes in Germany’s 1-1 Nations League draw with Italy on Monday night. Gnabry has a terrific record for his country having scored 20 times in 31 appearances.
As well as the Gunners; Premier League rivals Liverpool and Manchester United are interested in Gnabry. However, the Spanish outlet sport claimed that Real Madrid have him ‘on their radar’.
After missing out on Kylian Mbappe following his contract extension for Paris Saint-Germain, the report claims that Madrid ‘could invest in a striker this summer’.
Los Blancos are ‘rethinking their strategy’ ahead of the transfer window but are fully aware that they won’t be able to bring in someone ‘as exciting as Mbappe’.
Speaking in 2020, Serge Gnabry has named Arsenal as favourites, should they return to the Premier League. [CBS]
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Gnabry is ‘open to a new challenge’ with his future at Bayern uncertain. Due to his contractual situation, “negotiating fees is a possibility”.
Madrid ‘know’ the former Arsenal youngster will cost €40m this summer, but are also aware they should be able to sign him on a free transfer at the end of next season, as they have done with David Alaba in 2021.
Somewhere else, Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin ‘has no intention’ of returning to Premier League club this summer following his successful La Liga loan spell in 2021/22, according to Fabrizio Romano.
The Spaniard helped Real Betis win the Copa Del Rey this season and is said to be keen to stay with the Spanish side.
However, they may not be able to afford a deal this summer, putting Serie A sides Fiorentina, Juventus, Inter Milan and Roma on alert.
Romano told his Twitter followers on Monday: “Hector Bellerin has no intention of continuing at Arsenal next season. He hopes for the return of Real Betis but the matter is more than complicated for financial reasons, it will take time.
“Bellerin has also received other approaches and will soon decide on his future.”