London, July 25: Despite winning LaLiga and the Champions League last season, Real Madrid want to secure a bright future to follow their trophy-laden present.
Having confirmed the signings of Aurelien Tchouameni and Antonio Rudiger this off-season, Madrid managed to bolster their squad in two areas of the pitch.
Meanwhile, they are on the verge of securing the long-term futures of three foundational pieces in those successes last term.
TOP STORY – REAL MADRID TO SECURE BRAZILIAN TRIO
Real Madrid are all but set to confirm renewed contracts for their Brazilian trio of Eder Militao, Rodrygo and Vinicius Junior, according to Fabrizio Romano.
Despite tricky initiations for each, all three have now established themselves as vital players under Carlo Ancelotti, as evidenced by their new release clauses.
Militao and Rodrygo have reportedly extended to June 2028, with respective €500million and €1billion release clauses.
After a breakout season, culminating with his goal in May’s Champions League final, Vinicius will reportedly extend to June 2027, along with a €1bn release clause.
– Manchester United are now considering a move for Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic as an alternative to Frenkie de Jong, Calciomercato is reporting.
– Juventus have made a €23m (£19.5m) move for Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino as they finalise the termination of Aaron Ramsey’s contract, according to Tuttomercatoweb.
– Jules Kounde’s departure from Sevilla appears likelier with the defender close to agreeing personal terms with Barcelona, per Fabrizio Romano.
– Arsenal have confirmed their interest in Lucas Paqueta but are yet to make Lyon an offer, The Times has reported.