Goonersden brings you news from top football news sites from the likes of ESPN, SkySport, Daily Mail, Daily Star and Metro… We also Analyse football, player, transfer and predict Arsenal starting line-up.
According to reports, Arsenal are interested in signing Marco Asensio but the deal will come with a twist as we will have to shell out a massive £309million if want to bring him to the Emirates Stadium.
The Real Madrid man is about to sign an improved deal which will seen him remain at the club till 2023
In order to secure him further, Florentino has reportedly attached a £309 Million release clause to the deal, effectively making impossible to buy unless Real wants to sell or Asensio desperately wants to leave. This is apparently the second time this year Asensio has been offered an improved contract and the decision is expected to be finalized shortly.
Real Madrid paid €3.9M to Mallorca in the summer of 2015, in a great deal, being quicker than FC Barcelona, who also wanted the winger. However, Asensio and his family have always said that his dream was to play at Real Madrid. The dream is accomplished now and for many more years.