Thursday, 22 February 2018

Real Madrid: Ronaldo and Zidane disagree over Perez’s five-man shortlist

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez reportedly has a five-man shortlist of players he wants to sign this summer but ZInedine Zidane and Cristiano Ronaldo don't see eye to eye over the club's plans.
This is coming following a disastrous defence of their La Liga campaign, Los Blancos are set to splash the cash at the end of the season with Perez keen on snapping up some big-name stars.
In order to do so he must raise funds by cashing in on some of his own players.
Spanish outlet Diario Gol claim Gareth Bale is the man who will be put up for sale after Perez has become frustrated with his poor injury record. Perez’s priority target to replace him is Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar.
But the Brazilian only moved from Barcelona to the French capital last summer for a world record fee and the Ligue 1 giants are unlikely to sell at the end of the season.
Diario Gol say Zinedine Zidane’s preference remains Chelsea winger Eden Hazard.
The French boss is a long-term admirer of the 27-year-old and wants to make him a focal point of his team.
However, Cristiano Ronaldo disagrees and believes Madrid need to strengthen with the signing of someone he knows well.
Ronaldo wants his Portuguese compatriot and Valencia winger Goncalo Guedes at the Bernabeu.
The striker has been told he will be staying atMadrid next season with Bale moving on and the former Manchester United star hopes Guedes will join him at the Bernabeu if the club make a move for him.
The fourth and fifth player on Perez’s shortlist include Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann.

Salah’s sensational form on Merseyside, that has seen him net 30 goals this campaign, has alerted a host of European clubs to his talent.
Meanwhile, Perez could also explore the possibility of signing Griezmann from their cross-town rivals.
Griezmann is likely to leave Atletico at the end of the season and has been linked with a switch to La Liga leaders Barcelona.