Real Madrid trainer Florentino Perez has told “El Primer Palo” that no negotiations have taken place with Manchester United about Alvaro Morata, nonetheless he suggested he is wakeful that a striker’s member have been vocalization with a Premier League club.
Morata, 24, has been heavily related with a pierce to United in new weeks, with a Spain international’s representative Juanma Lopez carrying pronounced his customer could leave Madrid this summer to benefit some-more unchanging football.
Recent reports in both Spain and England have claimed that personal terms have been concluded with United, though Madrid are holding out for a price of during slightest €80 million for a actor who scored 20 goals notwithstanding singular personification time final season.
Madrid arch Perez says that as distant as he knew there had been no grave talks with United about a price and some of a media reports he had seen were false.
“I trust we are not negotiating with Manchester United, that does not meant that there are not people around him who are talking, that is normal,” he said. “I have review that we have reached an agreement for we don’t know how many million euros, though it is not true.”
Last summer, Madrid were widely related with a pierce for then-Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, who instead assimilated United for a universe record £89.3m.
Perez pronounced a back-to-back Champions League winners had deliberate signing a France international, though motionless he was not indispensable in their initial XI.
“We did not pointer Pogba [last summer] as we had a good team, as was shown,” he said. “We have not indispensable Pogba. Plus, a players contingency have a space [in a team] to be means to improve, and final year we did not see it with him.”
Meanwhile, former Madrid actor and manager and ex-Spain trainer Vicente Del Bosque has told AS that Morata competence be tempted to leave a Santiago Bernabeu for unchanging football forward of subsequent summer’s World Cup in Russia.
“The many critical thing for [Morata] is to play, though we trust he is really good during Real Madrid,” Del Bosque said. “It is a empathize if he leaves, though it has always enriched a football for players to go abroad and be means to play. It will be no problem for a Spain team, nonetheless Spanish football would remove a good player.”
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