Reports – Manchester City target enters Real Madrid negotiations

first_img Marco Asensio in action for Spain Under-19s 1 Manchester City target Marco Asensio has entered negotiations with Real Madrid, according to reports in Spain.City boss Manuel Pellegrini is a long-term admirer of the 18-year-old Mallorca winger but he looks set to miss out on a deal to sign him.According to Marca, Madrid have made an initial bid of around £2m but the teenage player has a buyout clause of £4.5m.Carlo Ancelotti is confident of completing the deal in the January transfer window and they will let the player finish the season at his boyhood club, which is likely to sweeten the deal in Real’s favour.Mallorca are currently ninth in the Spanish second division but Asensio has scored an impressive three goals in 12 appearances from midfield.last_img read more