A significant number of Real Madrid’s seasoned players might leave the team in the summer. The La Liga powerhouses are in the process of fading out its seasoned core to make room for the upcoming generation.
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The large shoes of Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, and company, who might leave the club this summer, are likely to be filled by young players like Eduardo Camavinga, Aurelien Tchouameni, and others of their ilk. A seven-man group at the Santiago Bernabeu is nearing its conclusion, and Kroos and Modric are a part of it. Ghananewsaid.net examines the players whose contracts expire in the next 90 days.
The player on the list whose contract expires after the season is possibly the most well-known. The current Ballon d’Or winner, Karim Benzema, has evolved from being Cristiano Ronaldo’s wingman to being Los Blancos’ star player.
The Frenchman has been helpful for Madrid in crucial games, especially with the victory against Liverpool in the Champions League semifinals. His time at the Santiago Bernabeu is almost up, as his current contract is about to expire. According to reports, the club wants to start contract talks with the 35-year-old in April.
One of the two remaining members of the dominant midfield trio of Casemiro and Luka Modric that dominated Europe and helped Real Madrid win the Champions League three times in a row.
In order to extend his club career in 2021, the former German international chose to resign from the national team. He is still an important member of Los Blancos. On June 30, Kroos’ current contract with Madrid expires, according to Football Transfers. The 32-year-old has repeatedly expressed a desire to stay in Madrid.
Ceballos committed to a six-year deal with the La Liga giants in July 2017 for an estimated €18 million transfer fee, but he has since gone out on loan and has only had a minor impact in the team’s operations.
The highly regarded former Real Betis midfielder is seen as the ideal successor to the combo of Luka Modric and Toni Kroos, who are nearing the end of their playing days.
Negotiations for a potential extension have been going on despite his rumored plans to return to his old haunts.
Since making his Real Madrid debut in 2011, Nacho Fernandez has played a significant role, but he has typically been utilized infrequently and as a stand-in when other key players are absent.
He has nevertheless made 298 appearances and won 22 awards. If he doesn’t renew his present contract, his long relationship with the club could expire this summer.
Mariano Diaz, a name most Madrid supporters have forgotten, is still listed in their records but may depart in the summer.
Given that he spent the majority of his time with the club warming the bench, he will most accurately fit the description of “good riddance” for most Madridistas.
Luka Modric, the sidekick of Toni Kroos, is aging like excellent wine and is in a similar predicament to the midfielder. His current deal with Madrid expires in the summer, and according to 90Min, no arrangements have been worked out for a new one.
He has played down rumors that he is connected to Saudi Arabia and has insisted that he has no immediate plans to quit Los Blancos. I understand that news has to be reported constantly, but I have stated this before and will do so again: I want to remain with Real Madrid.
I’d love to retire at Real Madrid. That would be fantastic. We will see.”
Asensio’s contract expires in the summer, and he has options. Oddly, Real Madrid doesn’t seem eager to give the Spaniard his desired wage or a bigger role in the club.
Asensio’s situation is still being discussed, according to transfer market expert Fabrizio Romano, who was speaking to Caught Offside. There isn’t a definitive choice yet. This summer, his agent had discussions with English clubs, but Asensio must choose whether to sign a new contract or go on a free transfer.