Chelsea transfer chiefs will discover whether Real Madrid star Casemiro can be available for purchase in the summertime transfer window after his appearance within the upcoming Champions League final against Liverpool on May 28.
The midfielder, 30, has formed an outstanding partnership with maestros Toni Kroos and Luka Madrid over time. Nevertheless, it’s reported that he wants a raise on his current wages on the Bernabeu.
His contract runs until June 2025, however the club aren’t willing to extend his pay packet despite the fact that they’re keen to maintain him. And with Chelsea waiting within the wings to sign a midfielder this summer, The Every day Mirror claim that they may very well be alerted to his departure should Casemiro indicate he’s able to move on.
Casemiro and his agency are willing to sit down down with Real chiefs after the ultimate to debate his future. If he wishes to remain on the identical salary, then the side from the capital are willing to maintain him on.
But when he makes the choice to maneuver on, Chelsea would must cough up a fee of over £40million to land their man. “If we’re going to look [in the market] for a duplicate of Casemiro, we’ll make a mistake,” Ancelotti said to Diario AS.
“There are none in world football. He’s unique. But other players can play as a pivot. Camavinga played there, who has other characteristics. He carries the ball well but he doesn’t have Casemiro’s tactical ability.
“I’ve never had a pivot like him. I had [Andrea] Pirlo [at Milan] who had different characteristics. You will have to adapt to what you’ve gotten.” Chelsea face an enormous summer in the event that they are to press on and eventually challenge for the title next term.