Sergio Ramos asks Real Madrid to sell 6 players, Real Madrid to launch €180 million bid for Casemiro replacement and more: Transfer Roundup, 13 March 2019
Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's Daily Transfer Roundup. We are still a few months away from the summer transfer window but there is no dearth for exciting transfer news as clubs prepare for the summer transfer window. Without further ado, let's take a look at the top transfer news, rumours and updates of the day.
Robert Lewandowski says he may not play for another European club
One of the most prolific and talented goalscorers of our times Robert Lewandowski has ruled out chances of a Bayern Munich exit in an interview with Przeglad Sportowy (via ESPN). When asked whether Bayern will be the last European club that he might play for in the wake of his wife's comments on a potential move to the MLS, Lewandowski said,
I can imagine it [Bayern being my last European club], because it's a great city, a great club that will develop even more from next season,"
"I want to break more records. The thought that I could make my mark on the pages of history could make me stay in Munich."
Emerson Palmieri says Chelsea players are afraid of Eden Hazard exit
Eden Hazard has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid with the prospect of the transfer growing greatly following the reappointment of Zinedine Zidane as the Blancos' manager.
Speaking about a potential Hazard exit, the Belgian's teammate Emerson Palmieri expressed his concerns. He told Sky Sports,
"He shows every day how important he is,"
"Obviously we have many players of quality in our team but he is on another level, and is one of the best in the world. I personally cannot see him leaving, but you never know in football. Like Chelsea fans, we are afraid that he might leave, I still believe that he will stay and we really want him to stay."
Zinedine Zidane wants Real Madrid to sign N'Golo Kante as Casemiro replacement
Zinedine Zidane is all set to see a squad overhaul in the summer and the Real Madrid board is reportedly ready to back him. Zizou wants to take Casemiro out and rope in the more dynamic and effective N'Golo Kante from Chelsea, according to reports in Spain.
Chelsea have slapped a €180 million price tag on the World Cup winner and the Real Madrid manager wants him signed up at any cost.
Sergio Ramos wants 5 high-profile stars sold
According to reports in Spain, Sergio Ramos has handed over a list of players that he wants sold in the summer to Florentino Perez and Zinedine Zidane. The first player he wants out is Marcelo.
Ramos does not want to see the underperforming Toni Kroos and Casemiro at the Bernabeu beyond the summer. He has also asked for the departures of both Gareth Bale and Isco who threaten to destroy the harmony of the team.
The final name on the list is that of Real Madrid's current no.7 Mariano Diaz who has done hardly anything to show that he deserves to play for the reigning champions of Europe.