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Official: Real Announce Fifth 2019/20 Signing, Spending Tops €300m

Spanish giants Real Madrid have continued their spending spree and announced the fifth signing of Zinedine Zidane’s wish-list for 2019/20, pushing the expenses of their squad rebuild to over €300 million.

Click through the gallery to see all of Real’s signings so far.

Los Blancos confirmed the arrivals of Luka Jovic and Eden Hazard last week, while today they announced the signing of Ferland Mendy.

The Olympique Lyon left-back joined Los Blancos for a reported fee of €50 million (R814 million), signing a six-year contract.

Later, Lyon confirmed Mendy's exact fee at €48 million plus another €5 million in add-ons.

The France international is already Los Blancos fifth signing for the 2019/20 campaign, taking their spending to over €300 million (R5 billion).

Read: UEFA Announce UCL Squad Of The Season, Snub Salah & Mbappe

The left-back follows the arrivals of Hazard, Jovic, Eder Militao and Rodrygo Goes.

What do you make of Real’s signings so far? Have your say in the comments section below.

 

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