Chelsea: 247 million euros, Manchester City: 157 million euros, Barcelona: 124 million euros, Juventus Turin: 100 million euros,… – almost all of Europe’s top clubs have once again reached deep into their wallets this summer to strengthen themselves with new superstars.
Only one of the big clubs went a completely different way: Real Madrid didn’t spend a single euro on a new
player! On the contrary, the Spanish champion relied on selling stars to secure the financial future during the coronavirus pandemic. The departures of players such as Achraf Hakimi, Oscar Rodriguez, Sergio Reguilon and James Rodriguez have poured over 100 million euros into the club’s coffers. In addition, the wage costs for Gareth Bale after his move to Tottenham are partially saved. Instead of investing in superstars, the real bosses planned differently this summer. For example, the millions flowed into the reconstruction at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu.
For fans like the French Kylian Mbappé (24), the club from the Spanish capital Real wants to wait next summer, reports the newspaper “Marca“.
Then his last contract year begins at Paris Saint-Germain. Real hopes to be able to sign the world champion at the “bargain price“.
In addition, numerous loaned players returned to Madrid. Martin Ödegaard, Alvaro Odriozola or Andriy Lunin are almost new to coach Zinedine Zidane. The next titles will
also be collected with these stars in La Liga and the Champions League. And all without millions of transfers…