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Premier League Clubs on Alert as Spanish Star’s Contract Talks With La Liga Giants in Limbo

Marco Asensio

Marco Asensio’s future at Real Madrid remains uncertain as talks over a new contract continue. His current deal is set to expire in June 2023, and the club are keen to secure his services for the long term. However, if the negotiations fail, the 27-year-old could leave on a free transfer, and English clubs, including Arsenal, are reportedly interested in him.

Marco Asensio Faces Uncertain Future at Real Madrid

The Spaniard’s Career So Far at Real Madrid

Asensio has been a key player for Los Blancos since his arrival in 2014 from Mallorca. The midfielder has scored 55 goals and provided 29 assists in 266 appearances for the club in all competitions. Moreover, this season, he has scored six goals and provided three assists in 28 appearances for the club. The Spaniard’s versatility to play in various positions in midfield and attack makes him an essential player for the Spanish giants.

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Agent In Talks with English Clubs

Last summer, Asensio’s agent reportedly spoke with English clubs regarding the midfielder’s availability. However, no move materialised and he remained at Real Madrid. Nevertheless, the recent contract talks could revive the interest from English clubs, and Arsenal, who are currently on top of the Premier League under Mikel Arteta, could see Asensio as an ideal addition to their squad. As the Gunners look to challenge on multiple fronts, the 27-year-old would be an able backup to Bukayo Saka.

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Marco Asensio Yet to Make a Decision

Asensio now faces a crucial decision regarding his future. He must choose between signing a new deal with Real Madrid, which could see him remain at the club for many years to come, or leave on a free transfer and potentially join a new club, including an English side. The decision will likely come down to Asensio’s personal preferences, including his desire for regular playing time and the competitive aspirations of the clubs interested in him.


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