Real Madrid have struggled for goals this season, with Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale all labouring at the Bernabeu. The club need a shake-up and president Florentino Perez is working on new deals. And fresh reports in Italy claim Icardi is top of Perez’s wish list. Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport claim Real are planning to trigger Icardi’s release clause as soon as it becomes active. The clause in Icardi’s contract will start when the summer transfer window opens and is set at £97m (€110m).
Real Madrid decide to sign Mauro Icardi in £97m deal - report in Italy
Express | Jan 16