By favoring PSG over Real this summer, Kylian Mbappé has allowed Madrid to invest heavily in Aurélien Tchouaméni.
In search of a midfielder during this summer transfer window, Paris Saint-Germain had made Aurélien Tchouaméni its top priority. Author of a sparkling season with Monaco, the new French international confirms his immense talent in the colors of the French team with Didier Deschamps. For a long time, PSG believed in its chances of winning the Aurélien Tchouaméni case, which was also in the sights of Liverpool and Real Madrid. After several weeks of negotiations, it is the recent winners of the Champions League who have won the day. In effect, Aurelien Tchouameni will sign at Real Madrid for 80 million euros plus 20 million euros in bonuses and 16 million in taxes in the coming days as his medical examination is in progress.
Deprived of Mbappé, Real was able to invest in Tchouaméni
In this case, Paris Saint-Germain was partly weighed down by Kylian Mbappé’s extension. And for good reason, while Real Madrid was ready to invest massively to offer a galactic salary to the PSG player, the latter finally made the decision to stay in Paris. What upset Real Madrid and allowed the merengue club to spend a lot of money to attract Aurelien Tchouameni according to journalist Fabrice Hawkins. “The Kylian Mbappé case had consequences for that of Aurélien Tchouaméni. Before his extension to PSG, the people of Madrid did not intend to push for Tchouaméni. After the extension of KM, the Monegasque became the priority » detailed the inside transfer window on his Twitter account. Indirectly, Kylian Mbappé – in spite of himself – contributed to the signing of Aurélien Tchouaméni at Real Madrid, the Parisian star sticking rage at Florentino Perez.
Tchouaméni hesitated, Benzema and Mbappé struggled
For his part, Fabrizio Romano evokes behind the scenes of the choice of Aurélien Tchouaméni. Courted by Real Madrid, Liverpool and PSG, the AS Monaco midfielder hesitated for a long time. Despite a phone call with Jürgen Klopp in person, Aurélien Tchouaméni ruled out Liverpool first and then hesitated between Real Madrid and PSG while in the French team, Karim Benzema and Kylian Mbappé both extolled the merits of their respective clubs. When the player made the decision to join the Spanish capital, Paris Saint-Germain very quickly gave up on signing Tchouaméni according to the Italian journalist. Indeed at this time, the reigning French champion made the choice not to outbid. The PSG offer was however the best for Monaco because Paris provided 100 million euros to ASM while Real concluded the arrival of Tchouaméni for 80 million euros plus 20 million euros in bonuses. But the choice of the player made the difference and it is therefore at Real Madrid that the former Bordelais will commit, the club with the scapular being the other big financial winner of this transfer since we are talking about 12 million euros. euros for Bordeaux, a clause having been provided for when he left for Monaco.