Real Madrid stands second in La Liga, just one point behind Girona, the surprise leaders, after 20 games. The upcoming clash against Las Palmas on January 27 awaits Carlo Ancelotti’s squad.
Yan Couto: The New Right-Back Target
Real Madrid sets sights on Yan Couto, the promising right-back from Manchester City, currently on loan at Girona. Couto’s impactful 24 appearances this season, with two goals and seven assists, have caught Los Blancos’ attention. The Brazilian dreams of donning the white jersey, and Real Madrid sees him as a potential long-term successor to Dani Carvajal.
Arda Guler’s Potential Loan Move
Arda Guler, despite a promising start at Real Madrid, faces the prospect of a loan move this January. SPORT reports that the Turkish midfielder, who returned from an injury-riddled season, is frustrated with limited playtime. Carlo Ancelotti’s preference for other midfielders has pushed Guler down the pecking order. A loan move could be the solution to rejuvenate his career and regain match fitness.
Luka Modric’s Rejected Move to Al-Nassr
Luka Modric’s future at the Santiago Bernabeu was uncertain last summer, with Al-Nassr pursuing him. However, the Croatian midfielder opted to stay, turning down the Middle Eastern club. Despite facing a challenging season with limited game time, Modric prioritized Real Madrid over other options.
Goran Vucevic, the former Al-Nassr director, confirmed Modric’s commitment to Los Blancos, stating, “Luka told us that he was not considering any other options than Real Madrid.”
Real Madrid’s transfer news is buzzing with potential changes. Yan Couto’s emergence as a target and Arda Guler’s probable loan move add intrigue to the squad dynamics. Luka Modric’s loyalty to the club, despite offers from Al-Nassr, emphasizes the bond between the player and Real Madrid. As the January transfer window unfolds, the Santiago Bernabeu awaits more exciting developments.
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