Real Madrid 'agree to sign Aurelien Tchouameni from Monaco in £69m transfer' in huge blow to LiverpoolMay 24, 2022
LIVERPOOL transfer target Aurelien Tchouameni has reportedly agreed to join Champions League final opponents Real Madrid.
The defensive midfielder will leave Monaco this summer after a stunning season in France.
According to RMC Sport, the 22-year-old will join Real Madrid for £69million.
He will sign a five-year contract with the Spaniards.
Along with Liverpool, Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea have all been linked with the exciting France international.
But seemingly, it is Real Madrid who have won the race.
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Monaco confirm they are ready to sell France star Aurelien Tchouameni to Liverpool
In an interview with RMC Sport, Monaco's sporting director Paul Mitchell admitted that the 22-year-old will not be playing with the Monegasque club next season.
Asked whether he was headed to Liverpool or Real Madrid, Mitchell laughed: "I don't have a preference to be honest.
"As always when you sell a player, there needs to be fair compensation.
"Everyone was able to realise what a top player Aurelien is, but everyone also knows that we are an ambitious club with an ambitious shareholder, so no, I have no preference when it comes to selling him."
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Tchouameni, who has eight France caps, played a pivotal role in Monaco's run to a third place Ligue 1 finish this season, making 50 appearances throughout the year and even captaining the side on occasion.
The central midfielder has made 95 appearances for Monaco since signing from Bordeaux for £16million in January 2020.
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