5 things Real Madrid must do in the summer 2022 transfer window

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Real Madrid, Eden Hazard
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Real Madrid need to make a few very important sales

It’s important for the team to strengthen certain areas but it’s equally important for them to get rid of players who no longer have a part to play in the team. Club captain Marcelo is expected to leave this summer once his contract ends alongside other long servants Isco and Gareth Bale.

The Spanish midfielder has found himself falling down the pecking order and has been unable to hold a spot in the team for a few seasons now. However, he still has something to give and could be important elsewhere. Bale, on the other hand, has been riddled with injuries for many years and with Real Madrid failing to sell him, they will finally be able to get him off their books once his contract expires in June. Both parties are aware of what the outcome will be. With those departures, Real Madrid save on wages but then will need to look at other players who would be deemed surplus to requirements.

The first name that comes to mind is Mariano Diaz. As explained previously, the striker has continuously refused to leave (even on loan) and has been content with his extremely minimal minutes throughout the season. Having said that, Real Madrid will need to continue trying to convince him to accept a way out especially if a suitable offer comes in. Getting a transfer fee and saving on his wages will help Real Madrid continue their plans for what could be a big summer.

Unfortunately these days we cannot talk about players who should potentially leave without adding Eden Hazard to the list. He has continued to fail in rising up to any expectations no matter how low the bar has been set in comparison to when he initially joined from Chelsea. The Belgian has struggled to say the absolute least and the time has come for the club to find any possible way to part ways with him. As long as his wages are off the books, then Real Madrid should be happy regardless of what transfer fee may be received. A probable yet very unfortunate ending for the Belgian’s time at the club.

Other players that could potentially play elsewhere next season (whether on loan or a full transfer) are Andriy Lunin, Alvaro Odriozola, Jesus Vallejo, Antonio Blanco and Takefusa Kubo.