Real Madrid to join Chelsea in a pursuit to sign the Napoli midfielder Stanislav Lobotka. The midfielder was linked with Chelsea over the summer and it was even reported that the club had contacted Labotka’s agents. A report from Football Italia suggests that the player had recently signed a new contract with Napoli, which will be announced before the year ends. Although this hasn’t stopped the clubs from showing interest in the player. Both Chelsea and Real Madrid would be looking to add in some midfielders to their squad. The Blues have had a disappointing season so far in the Premier League. However they would be hoping to do better after the World Cup.
Real Madrid and Chelsea to show interest in the same player
According to Italian journalist Valter De Maggio, as relayed by Mundo Deportivo, Real Madrid have now shown interest to sign the midfielder. Real Madrid’s interest in the midfielder does not make too much sense. With them recently signing Edouardo Camavinga and Auerilien Tchouameni for the midfield position. Although Luka Modric and Toni Kroos entering the latter stage of their career. Real Madrid will be looking to stock up their midfield with quality players. Real Madrid would still be looking to sign new midfielders. They are known for scouting young talents from all over the world. Therefore it won’t be a surprise if they make a move for the player. Furthermore it would be hard for the player himself to refuse them if the offer really comes.
N’Golo Kante and Jorginho’s contracts end at the end of the season. Therefore Chelsea would be looking in the market to sign new midfielders to their squad. Furthermore Chelsea are struggling to find consistency this season. And signing new players in the midfield area might be the key to it.
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