Real Madrid advance their pawns for Gakpo

Real Madrid would have entered the dance to obtain the reinforcement of Cody Gakpo (PSV Eindhoven), in the coming months. The merengue club could blow the Dutchman to Manchester United, who seems to be following him since the summer transfer window.

According to information collected by, Real Madrid are closely following the performances of Cody Gakpo, along with PSV Eindhoven and the Netherlands. The 23-year-old has had a pretty exceptional start to the season. With his club, the Eindhoven native managed to score 9 goals and deliver 12 assists in 14 games. The striker also distinguished himself in the Champions League (1 assist in 4 games) and at the World Cup (3 goals in 3 games). Besides Real Madrid, the biggest European clubs would be interested in him, Manchester United being hitherto given favorite to host it.

PSV in a strong position to negotiate compensation

The Red Devils have indeed been linked with the Dutch international since last summer. Erik ten Hag knows him well and seems to have convinced its leaders to activate for its arrival for several months. The player has a contract that runs until June 2026 and PSV is in a strong position for negotiations. The ever-increasing competition should allow him to draw an XXL price from his transfer. The Spanish media also mentions an amount of 50 million euros, which seems quite undervalued.

Fully trained at PSV, Cody Gakpo made his first team debut in 2018. The lanky winger (1m89) has since scored 55 goals and 50 assists in 159 appearances in all competitions. He also has 6 goals in 12 games with the Oranje selection. His transfer should be one of the big files of the summer transfer window 2023.

In recent days, rumors have multiplied around Real Madrid. The White House club obviously has big recruitment ambitions for the next summer transfer market. And the name of Kylian MbappĂ© is quoted again…