Real Madrid set to rival Liverpool for highly-rated PSG starlet

By | July 8, 2020

La Liga giants Real Madrid have reportedly made an approach for Paris Saint-Germain’s talented defender Tanguy Kouassi.

The 17-year-old has found back of the net three times in 13 games for Ligue 1 giants PSG during the 2019-20 season, however, will see his current deal with the French champions expire at the end of June.

A number of teams, including Liverpool and Barcelona, are believed to be weighing up moves for the talented French defender ahead of the 2020-21 season.

However, according to Le 10 Sport, the Los Blancos are also interested in securing the services of central defender and have already made an approach him to discuss a potential move to the Spanish capital.

The report suggests that Los Blancos view Kouassi as a possible long-replacement for Sergio Ramos, whose current deal at the Santiago Bernabeu is due to expire next summer.

RB Leipzig and AC Milan are also believed to be admirers of the talented teenager who has been dubbed to have a bright future.

Meanwhile, Liverpool have reportedly joined the race to secure services of Paris Saint-Germain full-back Thomas Meunier.

The 28-year-old’s current deal with the French champions is due to end in June, and it is believed that he will be departing from Thomas Tuchel’s side for free in the summer.

Chelsea and Man Utd have both been credited with an interest in the Belgium international defender, who has played 27 games for PSG during the 2019-20 season.

However, according to Le 10 Sport, the Merseyside Reds are now in the hunt for the 28-year-old defender.