Register Login Scores

Real Madrid

Reports: Real Miss Out On €40m Target

LaLiga giants Real Madrid appear to have missed out on one of their transfer targets after the player reportedly agreed terms with a German club.

Read: The 10 Highest-Paid Youngsters In Football After Sancho Deal

On Friday, L’Equipe reported that reigning Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have activated Marc Roca's €40 million (R672 million) release clause to sign the midfielder from Espanyol.

Los Blancos were previously cited with an interest in the Spanish youngster, but appear to have missed out on their man after Bayern matched Espanyol's asking price.

Download the new Soccer Laduma Social Media App here!

Roca will reportedly join the Bavarians on a five-year contract, and become the club's seventh signing of the window after Benjamin Pavard, Lucas Hernandez, Jann-Fiete Arp, Ivan Perisic, Philippe Coutinho and Mickael Cuisance.

Bayern reportedly see the 22-year-old as a direct replacement for Portuguese starlet Renato Sanches, who is said to be closing in on a €25 million (R420 million) move to Ligue 1 side Lille.

Read: Reports: Underlying Injury Could Scupper Neymar's Real Deal

Roca graduated from Espanyol's academy in 2016, and has made 79 senior appearances for the club since.

Will Real regret missing out on Roca? Let us have your thoughts by commenting in the section below.

 

1 comments

Top 5

Done Deals! Chiefs Announce More Signings

266 Jun 20, 2022 09:41 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Official: 9 More Signings Confirmed This Week

1 Jun 24, 2022 10:28 AM in World News

Four In, Six Out In Massive Pirates Shake Up

103 Jun 20, 2022 06:21 PM in Orlando Pirates

The 11 Highest-Paid Players At Bayern After Mane Signing

5 Jun 22, 2022 06:30 PM in Bundesliga News

Spanish Coach In Line For Pirates Job?

55 Jun 20, 2022 11:01 AM in Orlando Pirates

The 11 Highest-Paid Players At Bayern After Mane Signing

5 Jun 22, 2022 06:30 PM in Bundesliga News

10 Released & 6 Signed, Pirates’ Busy Transfer Activity

15 Jun 24, 2022 04:02 PM in Orlando Pirates

Report: Pogba's Next Club Confirmed

2 Jun 24, 2022 09:24 AM in Serie A

Downs Make Big Zwane Decision!

98 Jun 22, 2022 04:54 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Contracts At Naturena: What Each New Chiefs Player Signed

44 Jun 21, 2022 08:12 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Mane Breaks Silence On Liverpool Exit

7 Jun 22, 2022 09:29 AM in Bundesliga News

Pirates To Make Decision On 7 Loan Returnees

5 Jun 20, 2022 04:19 PM in Orlando Pirates

Report: Lukaku's Chelsea Exit Confirmed

Jun 22, 2022 08:25 AM in English Premier League

Chiefs Target Back In Europe

4 Jun 20, 2022 03:51 PM in Kaizer Chiefs