Real Madrid are expected to complete three signings by next week. After having a terrible 2018-19 season, Los Blancos are expected to sign a number of star players this summer.
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According to MARCA, Real Madrid to sign their primary targets before the start of the pre-season. Florentino Perez is working real hard to get the signings completed as soon as possible.
The three players who are expecting to complete the move by next week are Eden Hazard, Luka Jovic and Ferland Mendy.
Eden Hazard is definitely destined for Los Blancos after hinting about his exit after the Europa League final. A deal rumoured to be around €120m has been agreed with Chelsea.
Luka Jovic is also close to moving to Madrid after a deal of around €65m was agreed with Frankfurt.
According to OneFootball, Zidane has spoken personally with Mendy to convince him to join Real Madrid this summer.
Jovic has been one of the best strikers in Europe this season. The Serbian made 51 appearances in 2018-19 for both club and country. He has an average rating of 7.03 for the season.
Real Madrid’s primary target this summer is expected to fill the void left after Ronaldo’s departure last summer. The Belgian has made 63 appearances in 2018-19 season. He had an average rating of 7.83 and won the Europa League with Chelsea.
In 4239 minutes he played, Hazard scored 28 goals and had 19 assists. He averaged 2.7 key passes, 2.7 long balls and 4.1 dribbles per game.
Mendy have been heavily scouted by Real Madrid throughout the season after Marcelo’s drop in form. The Frenchman made 45 appearance in the 2018-19 season including one for his country.
In the 3236 minutes he played, Mendy had an average rating of 7.04. He averaged 1.3 tackles, 1.1 interceptions and 1.5 clearances for the season. He also scored 3 goals and made 2 assists. Mendy had a pass success rate of 84.3%.
*All the stats are from WhoScored.com