Impossible Deal? Barcelona To Shell Out €80m For Real Madrid Asensio

Barcelona want to test arch-rivals resolve by shelling out €80m to activate the buy out clause of sensational winger Marco Asensio.

The Spaniard, had a breakthrough to the Madrid first team last season scoring in the Champions League quarter final second-leg clash with Bayern Munich as well as putting the last nail in the coffin as Madrid ran out 4-1 winners in the Champions League final against Juventus as the Merengues won the Champions League and Spanish League double.

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In all, Asensio made 38 appearances across all competitions for Los Blancos last season, with a decent return of 10 goals and 4 assists to show for his efforts. The 21-year-old then followed the promising club campaign with a solid showing in the European under-21 Championship, playing a pivotal role for Spain as they finished runners-up.

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His performances has not gone unnoticed, thereby, attracted interest from top clubs across Europe with Barcelona amongst them.

The Blaugrana are wiling to pay his contact clause set at €80m by Real Madrid.

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