As Real Madrid finalize the loan deal that sees Martin Odegaard play at Arsenal for the remainder of the season, The club has deposited two million euros from the company and saved on the Norwegian’s salaries, which will be borne by the North London team.
For the club, every euro is currently vital, so the club is currently forecasting a loss of 91 million euros for the current season the Covid pandemic and its far-reaching effects. The club are hoping the proposed wage cuts and further player sales can offset the forecast, with the club also being concerned to be able to cover a potential Kylian Takeover of Mbappé next summer.
Mbappé thinks about the future
The French striker has not yet renewed his contract with PSG and his recent statements after last Friday’s Ligue 1 game revealed little in his mindset: “We are currently negotiating with the club and I spend a lot of time thinking about a lot of things”. If I renew at PSG it would stay here for some time. I plan to make a final decision soon but if I renew it will stay, “said the French international
Real Madrid have managed to generate € 102m in recent player transactions, which include firm sales and loan deals. Moroccan international Achraf was sold to Inter for 40 million euros, Spurs bought Reguilón for 30 million. Óscar moved to Seville for 15 million euros, these three deals alone brought in 85 million euros.
Other, less high profile deals with such as Dani Gómez, De Frutos, Mayoral or have secured a further 15 million euros with the Arsenal loan fee of two million euros Odegaard raises the grand total of 102 million reserved for the French striker’s signature.