Aurelien Tchouameni’s asking worth revealed
Marca believe they know the number AS Monaco will ask in exchange for midfield jewel Aurelien Tchouameni.
Tchouameni’s share rises. The 21-year-old midfielder has shown his class for both the club and the country which, according to Marca, has earned him admirers in Chelsea, Manchester City, Liverpool and Real Madrid.
The French seem to have their pick among the European heavyweights, which isn’t a bad position for him. However, each step depends on the prospects being ready to meet its advertised price.
A player with the profile of Tchouameni, a French international at his tender age with a mix of the qualities of Les Bleus legend Patrick Vieira as well as world championship duo N’Golo Kante and Paul Pogba, won’t be cheap in the modern market.
Aurelien Tchouameni has reportedly caught the attention of some of Europe’s biggest clubs
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According to the Marca report, AS Monaco are expected to charge up to € 60million [£51m] in exchange for their valuable possessions, a sum that all of the above clubs can pay when they are ready.
Chelsea in particular will be cautious about paying the odds for Tchouameni as he signed AS Monaco’s Tiemoue Bakayoko in a big deal in 2017 and received little from the player in return.
Nonetheless, Tchouameni is clearly a huge talent who will strengthen the French midfield in the years to come. The only question is who he will do it for at the club level …