Mercato: Real want to snatch Araujo from Barça

According to information from Catalan radio, Real Madrid hopes to attract FC Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo ( years), pushing him not to extend his contract which runs until 2023.

Real Madrid is very far-sighted and is already thinking about the transfer window 2023. According to Catalan radio RKB, the Merengues would indeed like to recruit the defender of FC Barcelona, ​​Ronald Araujo (22 year). The plan would be to make him come free at the end of his contract with the Catalan rival, who runs until 2023. The Madrid leaders are already on the lookout and would like to convince the player not to extend his lease with Barça until then.

No discussions with the player yet. BarçaReal Madrid had already targeted the Uruguayan international in 2018 but the player had finally chose Barça. Araujo’s representative had confided in recent weeks that he was waiting to sit down with Barça leaders to discuss a possible extension, but the club is currently dealing with other more urgent issues such as the extension of Ousmane Dembélé or the recruitment of an additional striker, who could be Alvaro Morata.

Araujo’s extension will be urgent very quickly, just like that of Gavi, nugget trained at the club and under contract until 2023 him too. The defender made an impression on Wednesday during the Spanish Super Cup semi-final lost to Real Madrid (3-2, ap). The club of the Spanish capital wishes to be patient on this file, as it is on that of another well-known player: Kylian Mbappé.