Real Madrid confirm £85m Tchouameni transfer in blow to Man Utd and Liverpool who were linked with France starlet | The Sun

MANCHESTER UNITED and Liverpool have been dealt a transfer blow after Real Madrid confirmed the £85million-plus signing of Aurelien Tchouameni from Monaco.

The midfielder has been high in demand around Europe after his stunning displays in Ligue 1.

Tchouameni, 22, has snubbed the likes of Liverpool, United and Paris Saint-Germain to join the Spanish giants.

Madrid confirmed that the star has agreed a six-year deal at the Bernabeu.

They also announced that they have reached a financial agreement with Monaco.

And all that remains to do is for the ace to undergo his medical.

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He is due to be presented to the club’s fans and media at his official unveiling on Tuesday.

The deal is set to be worth more than £85m in total.

And that is set to include a number of extra clauses and bonuses too.

Tchouameni made 50 appearances in all competitions as Monaco came third in Ligue 1 last season.

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He made his France debut last September, and has now won nine caps for his country.

Tchouameni follows compatriot Eduardo Camavinga to Madrid.

His fellow Frenchman ditched Rennes for the Bernabeu last summer and hasn't looked back.

The 19-year-old made 46 appearances in all competitions during his debut campaign in Spain, culminating in picking up a Champions League winners' medal.

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