Liverpool demands €1 billion for Real Madrid star

Liverpool demands €1 billion for Real Madrid star

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Real Madrid has rejected an offer from Liverpool of 120 million euros for Rodrygo, according to journalist Eduardo Inda.

The Brazilian is seen as an indispensable player who cannot be bought. In addition to Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain have also previously shown interest in the 23-year-old attacker.

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However, the Reds , who will soon appoint Feyenoord coach Arne Slot as coach, were the only ones who submitted a concrete offer.

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The Royal highlights in the negotiations about a possible transfer of Rodrygo, which amounts to one billion euros.

The winger himself is also not thinking about leaving Madrid, which means that a departure does not seem to be a possibility. In November, Rodrygo extended his contract until the summer of 2028, making him one of the club’s highest-paid players.

Other clubs thought they could tempt Rodrygo into a move due to the impending arrival of Kylian Mbappé. The 25-year-old Frenchman recently announced his departure from PSG and appears to be moving to Real Madrid on a free transfer.

Rodrygo could find his opportunities limited upon the arrival of Kylian Mbappe
© IMAGO – Rodrygo could find his opportunities limited upon the arrival of Kylian Mbappe

Real reject chance to make record sale

Los Blancos were already very close to his arrival in the summer of 2022, but Mbappé decided at the last minute to extend his contract in Paris. The arrival of Mbappé means that the prospect of playing time

before Rodrygo diminishes.

With the offer of 120 million euros, Rodrygo could have become the most expensive outgoing Real Madrid transfer of all time.

That record is still held by Cristiano Ronaldo: the Portuguese left Madrid for Juventus in the summer of 2018 after nine years, who were willing to pay no less than 117 million euros for him. The 39-year-old Portuguese now plays for the Saudi Al-Nassr.

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Rodrygo has been playing for Real Madrid since the summer of 2019, which took him over from Santos for 45 million euros.

This season, the 22-time international played 48 matches for the Spanish champions, scoring 17 goals and providing 9 assists.

On June 1, he will play the Champions League final with his club: Borussia Dortmund will be the opponent in Wembley Stadium.

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