- Real Madrid want the signing of Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso
- The Spanish giants want his signature before August 31
- This is as a result of their defeat against Atletico Madrid in the Super Cup
Chelsea star Marcos Alonso has reportedly emerged as a summer transfer target for Spanish giants Real Madrid who are said to be ready to tempt the Blues with massive amount.
This comes after Los Blancos' defeat against city rivals Atletico Madrid in the Uefa Super Cup in which Real Madrid are now planning to add more players to their squad.
New Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui reportedly believes his squad needs a midfielder, a striker and a left-back in order to be competitive this season.
And according to Don Balon, Julen Lopetegui has told Real Madrid chiefs that he wants Spain international Marcos Alonso in his squad before August 31 transfer deadline.
Recently, Chelsea sold Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid, and it is not yet sure if the Blues would want to lose another player this month.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Europa League champions Atletico Madrid clinched their third UEFA Super Cup title after beating their city rivals Real Madrid 4-2 at the end of 120 minutes on Wednesday, August 15.
Diego Costa opened scoring for Los Rojiblancos barely one minute into the game after firing home a powerful shot from the right side of the goal post. Benzema restored parity in the 27th minute.
Sergio Ramos scored the second goal for Real Madrid in the 63rd minute, but Diego Costa scored his second goal in the 79th minute before Saul Niguez and Koke sealed the win for Atletico.
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