Real Madrid have reportedly “made a firm offer” for Schalke star Leroy Sane in a bid to snap up the talented youngster ahead of Barcelona.
According to Marca’s Jose Felix Diaz, Los Blancos are in the driving seat to sign the 20-year-old attacker—with Barca, Arsenal and Liverpool all interested—as they have put in a bid for him.
Los Blancos need to act fast to snap him up, as the club’s two-window transfer ban would scupper any potential move in the summer—Bleacher Report’s Sam Tighe and Dean Jones recently discussed a number of Madrid moves under threat because of the sanction
Sane is unlikely to come cheap with his release clause a reported €39 million (£29.5 million), per Diaz.
That is a hefty sum for such a young player, but the German international has proven that he has the potential to be a superstar.
This season in the Bundesliga he has scored four times and provided four assists in 17 appearances, a decent return considering he has played from the bench six times