Real Madrid transfer news LIVE

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Pogba's current Man Utd contract expires in the summer
Pogba's current Man Utd contract expires in the summer / Jonathan Moscrop/GettyImages

The January transfer window has opened up and Real Madrid are one of the few clubs who will most definitely dive into the market in order to make some key signings and sell some high priced players in order to shape themselves well for the second half of the 2021-22 season.

We will bring you all the latest Real Madrid news and transfers LIVE on 90min here throughout January.

Pogba wants to join Real Madrid

Paul Pogba has told Man Utd he wants to join Real Madrid, Daily Star [via Marca] claim. Pogba's current contract with Man Utd expires in the summer, and the Frenchman could leave the Premier League side on a free transfer this summer.

Hazard doesn't want to leave Real Madrid this January

Contrary to reports that Eden Hazard wants to leave Real Madrid, Marca claim that the Belgian wants to see out the 21/22 season at the Spanish side. Although Real Madrid wants Hazard's hefty salary off from their books, the 31-year-old doesn't want to leave Los Blancos this January.

Eden Hazard snubs Newcastle United move

El Nacional report Hazard has rejected a move to Newcastle United, although Real Madrid had accepted their offer worth over £40m. Hazard, who reportedly wants to leave Real Madrid, is hoping to seal a move to a 'big' club.

Eden Hazard wants to leave Real Madrid

Eden Hazard, who has struggled for game time at Real Madrid, wants to leave the Spanish club, according to RMC Sport’s Sacha Tavolieiri [via Managing Madrid].

Hazard has not been able to live up to expectations since sealing a move to Real Madrid from Chelsea, and the player has fallen down the pecking order at the Spanish side.

Manchester City want Vinicius Jr

According to a report by Catalan outlet El Nacional, Vinicius Jr. is the subject of interest from Manchester City.

The report states that City view the Real Madrid attacker as a possible long-term replacement for Ferran Torres, who has joined Barcelona in the ongoing transfer window.

Real Madrid eye Araujo

Real Madrid are keeping a close eye on his situation, according to the Spanish TV programme 'Sin Concesiones'.

"Ronald Araujo: Real Madrid target. [He] finishes his contract at Barcelona in 2023 and Florentino Perez hopes that he does not renew his contract in order to sign him on a free transfer," said Marcal Llorente. 

Madrid fall behind in Nico Schlotterbeck race

The Los Blancos and Bayern Munich are currently embroiled in a transfer tussle to sign Nico Schlotterbeck in the summer transfer window and Fichajes reports that the Spanish side have fallen behind in the race to sign the defender.

The 22-year-old established himself as one of the best young defenders in the Bundesliga, with Madrid looking at signing him to provide cover in case of an injury to either Eder Militao or David Alaba.

Isco set for Barcelona move

Real Madrid midfielder Isco Alarcon has reached an agreement in principle with FC Barcelona and could join them next summer if the two parts finalize the deal, according to a report from El Chiringuito’s Eduardo Inda, who is also Chief Editor for OK Diario.

Liverpool in for Kroos

Liverpool are willing to offer Real Madrid £25million to sign midfielder Toni Kroos, who is reportedly facing doubt over his future.

El Nacional claims that Madrid are aware Kroos is ‘blocking the progression’ of Federico Valverde and Eduardo Camavinga and will look to offload him if an offer comes

Franck Kessie is Real Madrid's Paul Pogba alternative

According to Spanish publication Marca, Los Blancos have entered the race to sign Kessie and are keen to land the midfielder on a free transfer in the summer. The reportedly find him to be a better option financially as compared to Pogba, in terms of salary.

Real Madrid face competition for Jules Kounde

Real Madrid are reportedly keen on signing Jules Kounde, a target for Liverpool and Chelsea, in a €90 million deal this month.

Catalan outlet El Nacional report that Liverpool are planning to step up their interest in the defender but Real Madrid have plans in place to sign the player themselves.

Real Madrid could offload Borja Mayoral to Getafe

According to a report by Spanish outlet Cadena COPE, Borja Mayoral is the subject of interest from Getafe over a move in the January transfer window.

Mbappe could still snub Real Madrid transfer

French outlet  reports that Mbappe is still thinking about his long-term future, and as a result a new contract with Mauricio Pochettino's side has not been ruled out.

Manchester City waiting for Luka Modric

According to Spanish news outlet El Nacional, Pep Guardiola is "waiting" to see if Luka Modric will sign a new contract at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium with his current deal set to expire this summer. 

City reportedly want to offer him a deal which would see Modric pocket "a salary considerably higher than what he receives at Real Madrid" and spend one season with the club before moving to New York City FC, who are also in the CIty Group portfolio of clubs.

However, Modric has expressed his desire to retire at Real Madrid, so this development could prove to be interesting.

Rudiger prefers Real Madrid over PSG

According to, Rudiger prefers to join Real Madrid over Paris Saint-Germain.

This news comes after Paris Saint-Germain have submitted a formal offer for Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger - according to Foot Mercato.

Los Blancos looking at Nantes forward as an option

Real Madrid are looking at the possibility of bringing Nantes striker, Randal Kolo Muani to the Bernabeu in the summer, with Defensa Central claiming that the Spanish giants want to sign the youngster as back up striker.

The 23-year-old has made a solid impression with his all-round game and work ethic, with Liverpool also understood to be monitoring his progress.

Carlo Ancelotti keen on signing Alessio Romagnoli

Real Madrid manager, Carlo Ancelotti is understood to be keen to sign AC Milan skipper, Alessio Romagnoli, with El Nacional reporting that the Los Blancos will try to get the defender on a free transfer in the summer.

Romagnoli who has established himself as one of the best defenders in Serie A is also a target of their rivals, Barcelona - though the Catalan giants are yet make a move for him.

Real Madrid in talks with Franck Kessie

According to Spanish news outlet El Nacional, Real Madrid are now favourites to land AC Milan star Franck Kessie for free after Los Blancos president Florentino Perez sent representatives to Milan to wrap up a pre-contract agreement with the 25-year-old.

Gareth Bale to retire or move to Championship club this summer

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale is considering ending his playing career this summer if Wales fail to qualify for the FIFA World Cup this year.

However, he could consider joining a club in the English championship if his country features in Qatar.

Real Madrid drop Haaland transfer plans

Los Blancos will not attempt to sign Erling Haaland this summer, according to a report from Tomas Gonzalez Martin of ABC.

They will instead focus all their attention on signing Kylian Mbappe.

Granada interested in Miguel Gutierrez

Granada and several other La Liga clubs are reportedly keen on signing Miguel Gutierrez on loan from Real Madrid this month.

According to a report by Catalan outlet El Nacional, Miguel Gutierrez has emerged on the radar of several La Liga clubs over a loan deal in the January transfer window.

Southampton considering Gareth Bale return

Southampton are reportedly eyeing an audacious January move for Gareth Bale.

As reported by Catalan outlet El Nacional, following their takeover by Serbian billionaire Dragan Solak, Southampton want Bale to be their first marquee signing.

Real Madrid interested in Oihan Sancet

Real Madrid are reportedly weighing up the prospect of signing Oihan Sancet, valued at around €30 million by La Liga club Athletic Bilbao.

According to a report by Spanish outlet Defensa Central, Oihan Sancet is the subject of interest from Real Madrid over a possible move in a future transfer window.

Real Madrid to face competition from Chelsea for Turkish defender

Los Blancos are said to have shortlisted Juventus defender Merih Demiral for the summer transfer window this year.

The Turkish star is on loan at Atalanta for now and the club has an option to buy him at the end of this season.

But, according to Goal who quote Fanatik, Real Madrid and Chelsea are set to battle it out for Demiral.

According to a report from El Nacional, Los Blancos will need to shell out a sum of €35 million to land the Turkish centre-half.

Real Madrid make offer for Kylian Mbappe

According to Italian agent Giovanni Branchini, who spoke in an interview with Gazzetta Dello Sport, Los Blancos have made an offer for Mbappe.

“It’s up to PSG now. Real Madrid want to sign Mbappe now and have offered €50 million, I don’t know what will happen but it seems to me that Florentino Perez’s offer deserves attention as it would bring stability to the whole system. At the end of the day, it’d be a pity to see a player of Mbappe’s caliber leaving his club as a free agent,” he said.

Haaland sets final date for decision on his future

According to a report from MARCA, Haaland wants to finalize his future by January 31st. Real Madrid and Barcelona are currently favorites to land the striker among other interested clubs.

Real Madrid not considering Antonio Rudiger

Los Blancos are not considering the signing of Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger and the club feel like Rudiger’s agent has been using them to gather more interest from other teams and therefore sign a better contract, according to a report published this Saturday on ABC by Tomas Gonzalez Martin.

Real Madrid interested in Nico Schlotterbeck

Los Blancos are reportedly keen on signing SC Freiburg star Nico Schlotterbeck in the January transfer window, as reported by Spanish outlet Fichajes.

Valued at around €20 million, the 22-year-old is also garnering interest from Bayern Munich.

Carlo Ancelotti drops date hint for Kylian Mbappe's Real Madrid transfer

On being asked about any progress made by Los Blancos in the chase for Kylian Mbappe, manager Carlo Ancelotti said, "[Moving for Mbappe is] the last thing to do, which I think is what will happen on June 30."

Real Madrid's offer to Kylian Mbappe revealed

Los Blancos are set to offer Mbappe a 6-year deal worth 21 million euros per year (totalling 126 million euros), plus a whopping 40 million euro signing on fee, which would be the biggest, ever in football history, as reported by Goal's Robin Bairner.

Real Madrid tracking Florentino Luis

According to a report by Spanish outlet Defensa Central, Florentino Luis of Benfica is being tracked by Real Madrid for the summer transfer window.

Luis is currently on loan at Getafe and was part of the team that beat Real Madrid 1-0.

One of the major reasons for targeting Luis, as stated in the report, is to have a viable replacement ready for Casemiro.