To play understudy for Benzema next season, Ancelotti would be in favor of the return of Raul de Tomas.
On the verge of sacking Mariano Diaz, having already completed the departures of Borja Mayoral and Luka Jovic this summer, Real Madrid find themselves with Karim Benzema as their only option at the forefront of attack. And to replace the 34-year-old striker, or even ensure his succession, Carlo Ancelotti already has a few ideas in mind. According to information from ASthe Italian coach would have a particular weakness for the former Raul de Tomas.
Under contract with Espanyol Barcelona until 2026, the 27-year-old has a release clause of 75 million euros but according to the Spanish press, a common ground could be found around 25 million euros. euros. Since his departure from Real Madrid, Raul de Tomas has been scoring goals: 38 in 66 games during his loan to Rayo Vallecano and 45 goals in 89 games since his arrival in Catalonia. ‘RDT’ had even been called up for the first time in the Spanish selection last November to compensate for the injury of Ansu Fati.