Football NewsRafael Leao: shield against Madrid
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The situation

Rafael Leão (22 years old) is one of the players who is on Real Madrid’s list as possible reinforcements. The Portuguese player, who can act as a center forward or left winger, has been key in the league championship won by Milan this season. In fact, he has been chosen as the best player in Serie A. His contract ends in 2024 and he has a termination clause of 150 million. Milan, through the sports director Paolo Maldini , has already hinted that he will not leave the San Siro for less than the amount set in his armor: “It is a diamond still in the rough that has had great improvements from one year to the next. We took it from the Lille bench paying 24 million and we immediately gave him a 150 million release clause because we believed in his potential. It is clear that if in the future Milan is not at Leao’s level, or Leao is not at Milan’s level, things can change.” Milan, given these rumors of a possible interest from Real Madrid for Rafael Leão, has already contacted his agent to discuss a contract extension and negotiate an increase in his termination clause to 200 or 250 million. Marco Asensio , also represented by Jorge Mendes, and Jovic are two players who like them very much.

The details

They would not hesitate to make the leap to the Spanish League if Madrid definitely launched their signing. in Milan and who could enter the operation to lower their price. The Portuguese striker, meanwhile, is very happy in Milan and looks forward to continuing at the San Siro, but Rafael Leão won the award for best player in Serie A after playing 42 games, scoring 14 goals and providing 12 assists. This Thursday he will face Portugal against the Spanish National Team in the League of Nations, and surely the Madrid scouts are very attentive to the performance of the Milan star.