Unrest In Real Madrid Dressing Room: Marco Asensio’s New Deal Is Good News For Rivals

Real Madrid's Marco Asensio celebrates a goal during the match.

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Marco Asensio has emerged as one of the most talented youngsters in world football. Judging his sharp rise in the game, the youngster was recently offered a lucrative extension by Real Madrid, which saw his weekly wages hiked massively, as a part of the new deal.

The player as well as the club seem to be very pleased with the latest contract, however, some of Asensio’s team-mates aren’t enjoying the big deal earned by the youngster.

It is believed that the 21-year-old has entered the elite class of a few top earners at Real Madrid with his new deal. While some of the players are happy seeing the young Spaniard climbing the ladder of success, the news hasn’t gone down well with some prominent members at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Real Madrid's Toni Kroos celebrates scoring their second goal.

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According to Don Balon, Toni Kroos has been left with feelings of jealousy due to the big contract signed by Asensio. The German recently signed an extension at Real Madrid himself, and he accepted a reasonable offer from the club. However, looking at the young starlet’s salary, Kroos is determined to earn a renewed deal with improved wages.

Kroos believes that his role at Real Madrid often goes under the radar, and he isn’t rightly appreciated by the La Liga club. As a result, the player wants an improved contract in order to feel valued at the Spanish capital.

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Written by Shorya Panwar  

Has 20+ years of experience managing Schalke in Football Manager 2017. Believes wing-backs are the most complete footballers in the modern/evolved football. Writes weird stuff on his personal blog.


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