Real Madrid are searching the market for other acquisitions despite having already secured the signature of the Spanish prodigy Fran Garcia. The most recent is Jude Bellingham, whose deal is expected to completed soon. Real Madrid are reportedly eyeing the young winger Moussa Diaby (23), to reinforce the attack.
Reported first by Sami Mokbel (Daily Mail), Mokbel stated Real Madrid were among other teams linked with Moussa Diaby. The other teams interested are Arsenal, Manchester United, and Newcastle United. The price for the Frenchman is around €50M.
The young winger is certainly being watched by Real Madrid, according to the Spanish newspaper MARCA, which later confirmed Sami Mokbel’s news. The departure of certain players from the current squad, most notably Mariano Diaz and Eden Hazard, is a requirement for his probable signing according to MARCA. Moussa Diaby, in Real Madrid’s opinion, is the player they need to strengthen the attack. The price is expected to be close to €50M. However, Bayer Leverkusen might have established this as the just the starting price.
With nine goals and eight assists in 29 Bundesliga games, the 23-year-old Bayer Leverkusen star is having a remarkable campaign. In all competitions, Moussa Diaby has tallied 14 goals and 10 assists. He has participated in six Champions League games, scoring twice, and another six Europa League games, scoring three times.
In an old interview in Bayer Leverkusen’s Youtube channel, Moussa Diaby was asked to name his favorite club as a child and his answer was Real Madrid.
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