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Real Madrid not looking to buy Samuel Chukwueze any more

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Real Madrid has no intention of activating Samuel Chukwueze’s €80 million release clause, according to a report by Defensa Central. Despite his impressive performances, Los Blancos are not willing to pay even €50 million to sign the Villarreal winger in the upcoming summer transfer window.

Villarreal’s Samuel Chukwueze emerged as a key player in La Liga and for the Nigerian national team. Despite only arriving in Spain in 2017, the 23-year-old already established himself as an enigmatic player. This season, Chukwueze recorded 13 goals and 11 assists in 40 appearances, which has caught the attention of clubs such as Real Madrid. However, reports suggest that Real Madrid is not willing to pay his €80 million release clause. They are not willing to pay €50 million for the winger.

Real Madrid may need to look for a new wide attacker in the upcoming summer transfer window. As Eden Hazard’s future with the club remains uncertain. Hazard, who joined Real Madrid in 2019, struggled to make a significant impact due to injuries and poor form. Thus’ leading to speculation of a potential departure from the club. As a result, Real Madrid may need to explore other options to bolster their attacking options.

What does Real Madrid plan to do?

Real Madrid reportedly considering Samuel Chukwueze as a potential summer transfer target, as they search for a new winger. The Nigerian player has enjoyed a productive season with Villarreal, amassing 13 goals and 11 assists in 40 appearances.

However, the €80 million release clause in his contract with the Spanish club is deemed too high by Real Madrid. They are not willing to pay even €50 million for his services. Real Madrid’s interest in Chukwueze may be due to uncertainty over the future of Eden Hazard, who struggled to make an impact at the Santiago Bernabeu and the unresolved situation of Marco Asensio.

The report suggests that Real Madrid is interested in signing Samuel Chukwueze in the summer transfer window. Hence, it is unlikely that they will trigger his €80 million release clause. Furthermore, Los Blancos are reportedly unwilling to pay even €50 million for the winger. It remains to be seen how Villarreal will handle the situation, and what price they would be willing to accept for Chukwueze.

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