Real Madrid superstar threatens to leave, Man United suffer a blow in midfielder's chase: Transfer round-up, December 19, 2017
Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's latest transfer news and rumours roundup. Today's stories feature the latest update on some of the major happenings in world football which may change the complexion of a few clubs. So let's head right in and take a look at the major happenings across Europe that made headlines on December 19, 2017:
Real Madrid superstar threatens to leave
Diario Gol has claimed that Marco Asensio has threatened to leave Real Madrid in the summer if Eden Hazard decides to join Los Blancos after the World Cup in Russia. Hazard has had a brilliant start to this season with Florentino Perez keen on bringing him to Spain next season.
Asensio is worried about his playing time and has threatened the management that he will leave after the end of the season if he is not guaranteed an improved role in the team. Zinedine Zidane is reportedly interested in keeping Asensio at the club but is caught in two minds as he is also desperate to land Eden Hazard.
Luis Suarez ready to welcome new signings
The La Liga leaders have been linked with summer moves for Antoine Griezmann and Philippe Coutinho. Luis Suarez has now revealed that he is ready to welcome the duo at Camp Nou and is eager to play with the world-class talents.
Talking to Echo, Suarez said, “Both Griezmann and Coutinho are elite footballers who play at the highest level. Both of them are young and then have a long career in front of them. Barca always wants the best players."