Real Madrid are closely monitoring Netherlands giant Cody Gakpo

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According to the Daily Mail, the European Champions Real Madrid is closely monitoring Netherlands and PSV Eindhoven forward Cody Gakpo. Gakpo’s performance in the Qatar World Cup impressed most of the European clubs and Real Madrid is one of them.

In 2022, Gakpo had an outstanding season so far. This season, he has scored 13 goals and provided 17 assists for his club PSV. In the Qatar World Cup, he has scored in each of the Group stage games.

Interested Clubs

There are a number of clubs interested in the Netherlands international. Few reports claimed, Manchester United is in the pole position to sign the Dutch forward. But Liverpool, Everton, and Real Madrid are also in this race. There are a few more Premier League clubs interested in him.

Real Madrid are monitoring Liverpool target Cody Gakpo

Daily Mail reported Real Madrid is also interested in Gakpo as they want a solid number 9 to replace Benzema. So, in the January transfer window, it is expected that Real Madrid will also bid for Gakpo.

Rio Ferdinand claimed that Gakpo’s price could go higher than £80M because of top competitors.

However, Real Madrid is one the biggest club but players from Holland mostly move to Barcelona than Real Madrid in La Liga transfer history. Moreover, Real Madrid has already signed the Brazilian wonderkid Endrick Felipe to replace Benzema in the future and they are also keeping their eye on Erling Haaland. Carlo Ancelloti has already told that they won’t sign anyone in the January transfer window but we all know that Florentino Perez use to sign players after every World Cup.

This season, Cody Gakpo is one of the brightest star in the World Cup. The race to sign the PSV forward would not be easy. Most of the Premier League clubs are interested in him. His price could go higher than expected.

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