Spanish journalist Ramon Alvarez de Mon has said that Real Madrid have their eye on both Harry Kane and Richarlison ahead of the summer transfer window, with the Spanish club looking at a cut-price fee for the latter this summer.

Over the last week, multiple Spanish outlets have talked up the chances of Real Madrid making a move for Harry Kane this summer.

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AS claimed a few days ago that the England captain is Carlo Ancelotti’s preferred option this summer as Los Blancos scour the market for a new number nine.

The report stated that Kane’s impressive record in the Premier League and in European competitions makes him ‘stand out’ from the other candidates and that the club are also convinced that he is someone who can hit the ground running at the Santiago Bernabeu.

However, it was suggested that the big ‘financial outlay’ that Daniel Levy would demand for the 29-year-old could be a stumbling block in the deal.

Alvarez de Mon has suggested that Ancelotti has now identified Richarlison as a potential alternative for Kane, adding that a fee of around €40m-€45m (£34.3m-£38.6m) might be enough to sign the former Everton man.

The journalist said on his YouTube channel (as relayed by Sport Witness): “Ancelotti’s preferences in case Benzema leaves, well, I’m told they are Richarlison and Harry Kane. This is information, not my opinion, at least as far as Richarlison is concerned.

“In the case of Richarlison, one of the advantages he sees is that he is 26 years old and is a player he knows well because he was with him at Everton, where he performed quite well.

“He averaged I think 12-13 goals in the Premier League in the seasons he was at Everton. Not all of them were with Ancelotti on the bench logically and he is a player that he knows well, and I imagine he knows what he can give and therefore he feels comfortable.

“Another of the advantages that Ancelotti would see when it comes to being an option that the club could consider is that the price of Richarlison would be €40m-€45m, no more.

“This season he has been a regular substitute at Tottenham and is a player who would have a lower market value if he were to leave. 

“We must remember that he was the starting striker for Brazil in the last World Cup but this season he has done has been very poor in terms of numbers. One goal in the Premier League and two goals in the Champions League. Extremely low figures.

“I think that would complicate his candidacy when it comes to deciding which striker Madrid will sign. I think it would complicate it a lot, but he is a player that Ancelotti likes a lot and if the club asks Ancelotti, it will surely find this name.”

There were reports that Benzema was going to transfer to Saudi Arabia for a big payday this summer (ESPN), but the striker himself hinted that reports may not be correct (Marca).

Spurs Web Opinion

I do not think there is any chance that Spurs would consider selling Richarlison for a loss, just 12 months after paying a big fee for him.

While the Brazilian might have his head turned if Real Madrid come calling, he does not seem like the sort of character to agitate for a move after just one season at the club.

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