Real Madrid playmaker Marco Asensio is a target for arch-rivals Barcelona, according to Diario Gol with the Catalan club prepared to meet his €80million buy-out clause.
It is no secret that Barcelona’s primary target to replace Neymar is Coutinho, but Liverpool released a statement on Friday insisting he will not be sold.
Barca continue to explore several options as they prepare to put the money generated by Neymar’s record-breaking sale to Paris Saint-Germain to good use.
There is a huge amount of promise in his ability, and Real Madrid are unlikely to want to sell him, especially to a rival, but money talks.
It has been reported that Asensio’s release clause is €80million, a huge amount for a player of his age and inexperience…