A recent report from Fichajes claims that Real Madrid has shown interest in Rasmus Hojlund. Hojlund is a 20-year-old forward currently playing for Atalanta. The report suggests that the La Liga champions have made initial contact with the Italian club regarding the player’s availability. In addition to Hojlund, Real Madrid is also showing interest in signing Kai Havertz from Chelsea.
Rasmus Hojlund’s impressive performances since joining Atalanta from Sturm Graz last summer have earned him a lot of attention. The 20-year-old Danish striker was already making a name for himself in Austria before moving to Italy, and he has quickly become one of the most promising young talents in Serie A.
Despite joining Atalanta only last summer, Rasmus Hojlund has already made a name for himself in Serie A. He has eight goals and three assists in 28 appearances for the club. The 20-year-old Danish striker also impressed on the international stage, scoring five goals in four games. Thus, leading to a rise in his market value to €35 million. His performances have reportedly caught the attention of Real Madrid, who have made contact with Atalanta to express their interest in the young forward.
Why are Real Madrid desperate for Rasmus Hojlund?
Real Madrid is reportedly planning for a future without veteran striker Karim Benzema, who is in his thirties and facing fitness issues this season. Therefore, the club is said to be looking for a succession plan to replace him in the coming years.
Real Madrid is looking to sign a young striker who can learn from Benzema before taking on a starting role. Rasmus Hojlund is among the players that Real Madrid is considering for this role.
Real Madrid has made contact with Atalanta regarding the potential transfer of Hojlund. However, it remains uncertain how much Atalanta would demand for the young striker. Recent reports suggest that their asking price could exceed Hojlund’s current market value of €35 million.
In addition to Hojlund, Real Madrid has reportedly shown interest in Chelsea’s Kai Havertz as a potential target to replace Benzema. The Spanish club is looking to secure a young striker who can learn from Benzema before taking over as the first-choice striker. It remains to be seen who will ultimately become Real Madrid’s top priority in this pursuit.
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