Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro says that good players like Kylian Mbappe and Neymar would of march be acquire during a Bernabeu, while progressing that a 2016 and 2017 Champions League winners already have a best patrol around.
Marca reported on Tuesday that Madrid had concluded a €180 million understanding to pointer a Monaco wonderkid, with a six-year agreement profitable Mbappe €6 million net per year.
But AS reckoned that even after a summer that has seen Alvaro Morata, Danilo and James Rodriguez leave a Bernabeu, Madrid would initial have to sell before they could compensate a universe record fee.
Meanwhile, there is continued doubt around a destiny of Barcelona star Neymar, with Casemiro himself carrying combined to a conjecture by observant after Sunday’s International Champions Cup diversion opposite Manchester United that his associate Brazilian would be acquire during a Bernabeu.
Casemiro told a news discussion during UCLA forward of Wednesday’s ICC strife with Manchester City that while Mbappe was clearly a “great player,” his group were now not brief of aggressive quality, given they already had Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale.
“These are things that people outward speak about,” he said. “Mbappe is not a Madrid player, and we can't speak about players who are not during Madrid. We know he is a good player, and a some-more good players we have a better, though we have a ‘BBC’ who also do a lot of damage.
“I should speak about a possess players, a best in a world. Bale is operative really hard, Benzema has implausible quality, we also have Isco, Borja [Mayoral]… they are all good players.”
Casemiro pronounced he had not oral to Neymar to try and remonstrate him to pierce opposite La Liga’s good divide, while progressing that he “would be a good actor for us.”
“I have not oral with him,” he said. “We know Neymar is a good player, we can't disagree about that. But we know it is really formidable to leave Barca, and we should not speak about other club’s players. He would be a good actor for us, though Neymar plays for Barcelona.”
Recent days have also seen Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane endorse that Ronaldo will sojourn during Madrid, with his annoy during being called to answer a €14.7 million taxation rascal apparently carrying cooled, nonetheless he is not due behind with his Los Blancos teammates until after he appears in justice in Spain on Jul 31.
“The best place for Cristiano Ronaldo is here, as a best actor in a universe should be here,” Casemiro said. “We wish him with us, as he is an critical actor for us. We are watchful for him with arms open.”
Madrid got their initial run-out in Sunday’s 1-1 pull with United in Santa Clara, California, with a Premier League holding a honours 2-1 on penalties, and now face a City side who have been bustling creation costly additions themselves this summer.
“We know all games for Real Madrid are really important, though a many critical stays a Super Cups,” Casemiro said, referring to a UEFA Super Cup opposite Man United on Aug. 8 and a two-legged Spanish Supercopa opposite Barcelona to follow.
“It is all about preparation, and a design stays a same. Today we have a earthy and technical session. We wish to get a stroke adult as shortly as possible, that is critical for us.”
Dermot Corrigan is a Madrid-based football author who covers La Liga and a Spain inhabitant group for ESPN FC. Follow him on Twitter @dermotmcorrigan