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Real Madrid line up Marcos Alonso as Luka Modric's replacement this summer

Real Madrid line up Marcos Alonso as Luka Modric's replacement this summer

- Los Blancos want Chelsea star Marcos Alonso in case they lose their star midfielder Luka Modric this summer

- The Galacticos have lost their star striker Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus in a mega deal

- They also lost their manager Zinedine Zidane after winning their third straight Champions League title

Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui is reportedly interested in signing Chelsea superstar Marcos Alonso this summer.

The Galacticos have been heavily linked with a move for Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois and Willian all season long.

They have now added the Spanish defender to the list of Blues stars they are willing to lure to the Santiago Bernabeu before the start of a new season.

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Daily Star quoting Don Balon reports that Lopetegui is said to have ordered Florentino Perez to sign Alonso this summer.

The 27-year-old has about three more seasons on his current contract with the Stamford Bridge outfit side after joining them from Fiorentina in 2016.

Alonso played as a left wing-back for Antonio Conte in his first season when they were crowned Premier League champions.

He continued his impressive performance for the club as they won FA Cup title after losing the EPL to Manchester City last term.

According to reports, Alonso could be fielded in the midfield should Luka Modric leave the Spanish League side, as the Croatian star has been tipped to join Inter Milan.

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Maurizio Sarri's men kick off their Premier League campaign against Huddersfield on Saturday, but they are yet to decide on Thibaut Courtois' case.

The 2018 bronze medal winning goalkeeper has a year left in his contract with the club but wants a move to Real this summer.

Chelsea have reportedly made Jack Butland their top target to replace Courtois if he leaves for the Bernabeu this month.

The Blues have been quiet in the transfer window so far signing Jorginho and veteran goalkeeper Rob Green.

Legit.ng previously reported that Real Madrid have made Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic their priority target should they lose Luka Modric this summer.

The Croatian superstar has been linked with a move to join Italian League giants Inter Milan before the start of a new season.

He was impressive for his national team at the recently concluded FIFA World Cup in Russia as they lost 4-2 to France in the final game on July 15.

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