Real Madrid have been linked with a loan move for Juventus forward Dusan Vlahovic, with the player extensively rumoured to leave Turin this summer. Several top clubs are interested in signing him including Manchester United and Chelsea.
However, the Premier League clubs want a permanent move for him while Madrid are only interested in signing him on a loan deal. Even a temporary move would cost them around €15-20 million, which has complicated matters owing to their conservative strategy in the transfer market.
Dusan Vlahovic linked with Real Madrid loan move amidst Premier League interest
Chelsea have reportedly made a €60 million offer to sign the Serbian forward, but have been asked to raise their offer by Juventus. Manchester United have also made contact, but a formal bid has not been placed yet by them.
The former Fiorentina man has had a difficult time in Turin in comparison to his spell in violet. He was in free scoring form prior to his move to the Bianconeri, and has now found himself unable to replicate his previous form. This is a result of the tactics employed by Max Allegri as well, which has further fuelled rumours of Dusan Vlahovic leaving the club.
This past season, he scored 10 goals and provided two assists in 27 Serie A games, missing out on the Golden Boot by a huge margin.
Real Madrid, on the other hand, need to replace Karim Benzema after his move to Al Ittihad. Although they have signed Joselu on a loan move, they need a more prolific forward to lead the line. Kylian Mbappe is very unlikely to sign for them this summer given that he still has one year of contract with PSG. And a move is much more realistic next summer when he will be a free agent.
With Harry Kane also unlikely to be signed given his price tag, Madrid have turned to Dusan Vlahovic as a temporary solution. But, a deal will be quite challenging to navigate especially considering the other clubs interested in signing him this summer.