Real Madrid have shown interest in Roma’s full-back Leonardo Spinazzola and are reportedly in talks with the player’s agent over a swap deal to bring the Italian international to the Spanish capital.
are desperate to sign a new left-back as they want to reinforce their ranks and offload
to reduce their wage bill.
, Madrid have set their sights on the 28-year-old to boost their prospects on the left-side of defense, evidently impressed by his performances so far this summer;
was named man of the match during Italy’s 3-0 victory over Turkey.
and his right-hand man
in South France. Campos is the former sporting director of Lille and was meeting Lippi on behalf of Real Madrid.
Los Blancos are trying to execute a swap deal, one that would see
, who joinedRoma
on a two-year loan deal in 2020, head to the Italian capital in exchange for Spinazzola, forgoing the €20m obligation to buy included in the deal.
Roma could have made Borja Mayoral’s move permanent at the end of the 2020-21 campaign but failed to activate their clause.
Spinazzola joined Roma from Juventus in 2019 in a player-plus-cash swap deal with Luca Pellegrini.