Revealed: How much Real Madrid are willing to spend on Lille wonderkid Leny Yoro

Real Madrid's interest in 18-year-old defender Lenny Euro is no secret at this stage, but they are not alone in their pursuit of the French prodigy. The Lille centre-back has just one year left on his contract with France, which should facilitate a cut-price deal for him this summer, but given competition from Paris Saint-Germain and the Premier League, that contract may not be enough to get him. Him to the Santiago Bernabéu.

Los Blancos have been closely tracking Euros this season, and Euros themselves would prioritize a move to Madrid over other options, should they reach an agreement with Lille. Les Dogues are looking for around €60m, and Mateo Moreto has revealed to Football España that Real Madrid's offer for a euro would be less than €40m. They won't be tempted by more than that, given his contract situation.

In recent years, they have shown no fear of spending big on youngsters, as evidenced by the deals concluded for Vinicius Junior, Rodrigo Goes, Reinier Jesus and Endric Felipe recently. Whether this is a negotiation strategy or not, being able to rely on the player's desire is a huge bonus. In the past, he has saved them money, as was the case with Jude Bellingham, as other teams have been happy to outbid them.


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