Liverpool will reportedly have to pay £618m for Marco Asensio

(L-R) Marco Asensio of Real Madrid, Brahim Diaz of Real Madrid, coach Zinedine Zidane of Real Madrid during the La Liga Santander  match between Real Madrid v Real Betis Sevilla at the...

Liverpool are reportedly interested in Real Madrid’s Marco Asensio.

Marco Asensio of Real Madrid during the   Training Real Madrid at the Ciudad deportiva Valdebebas on May 18, 2019 in Madrid Spain

According to AS, Liverpool will have to pay as much as €700 million to Real Madrid if they want to sign Marco Asensio in the summer transfer window.

It has been reported by the Spanish publication that Liverpool are among the clubs who are looking at Asensio, who can operate as a winger or as an attacking midfielder.

 

Tottenham Hotspur are also claimed to be interested in securing the services of the 23-year-old in the summer transfer window.

AS, though, has claimed that Madrid General Director Jose Angel Sanchez has made it clear that any club who want to sign the Spain international must pay his release clause of €700m (£618.06m).

(L-R) Marco Asensio of Real Madrid, Andres Guardado of Real Betis during the La Liga Santander  match between Real Madrid v Real Betis Sevilla at the Santiago Bernabeu on May 19, 2019 in...

Eye-watering amount

Neymar is the worst’s most expensive footballer in the world and cost £200m when he joined Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona in the summer of 2017, as reported by BBC Sport.

A transfer fee of €700m (£618.06m) will make Asensio the most expensive footballer on the planet, and it is hard to see Liverpool - or any other club for that matter - pay that much money to sign the Spaniard.

Marco Asensio of Real Madrid during the La Liga Santander  match between Real Madrid v Real Betis Sevilla at the Santiago Bernabeu on May 19, 2019 in Madrid Spain

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