3 possible LB options for Real Madrid on the transfer market

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Sergio Reguilon
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Sergio Reguilon

Adding another La Fabrica graduate to the list, although his signing is far less likely and well, impractical. The Spaniard broke into the first team in the 2018/19 season and comfortably made the LB spot his own. Safe to say he and Vinicius were the only positives that season. Sergio put forward all the arguments in the world to make us believe he’d be the one succeeding Marcelo’s legacy at Real Madrid.

That was up until the club signed Ferland Mendy for a whopping 48 million Euros the very next season. A move that seemed ineffable at the time, forcing Reguilon out on a loan spell with Sevilla. The following season, Sergio signed for Spurs on a 5-year deal, costing up to 32 million pounds, possibly a result of Mendy’s impressive debut season with Real Madrid.

Regardless, I’m not banking on Real Madrid’s and Reguilon’s story ending just yet, I believe they’ll cross paths again and it would be sooner than one would imagine. However, this move will be intricate beyond this season, since Real Madrid has a buyback clause available this season amounting to around 40 million euros.

In addition, Reguilon is attracting a lot of interest this summer. Barcelona too is keeping close tabs on him, among other top European clubs.

It doesn’t make fiscal, or even sporting sense to go for Sergio this summer, but the soft spot I have for him wouldn’t make me question the decision if the club does indeed go for him.