Real Madrid: Rodrygo could be set for Espanyol loan move
After the successful method of sending Lucas Vázquez and Marco Asensio to the RCDE for experience, the Brazilian has been offered to the Parakeets.
Real Madrid forward Rodrygo could be set for a loan move to Espanyol, according to reports in Catalonia.
While Zidane seeks a taker for striker Mariano to address the imbalance, other members of his squad are also working to convince the Frenchman of their value before the European transfer market ends on September 2.
Rodrygo to follow Asensio, Vázquez to RCDE
However, the Bernabéu board are considering a loan move for Rodrygo to gain top-flight experience after adopting a similar method with Japanese forward Kubo, who has joined Mallorca for the 2019-20 campaign. And after the successful experiment of sending Marco Asensio – who is out with a long-term knee injury and expected to miss most of the season – and Lucas Vázquez to the RCDE for the 2015-16 and 2014-15 seasons respectively, Real are considering a similar arrangement with Rodrygo.
It is a move that could suit both parties; the Parakeets lost prolific striker Borja Iglesias to Betis during the summer and could do with a star name while Real enjoy good relations with the Catalan club, who sent a much more rounded and experienced Vázquez and Asensio back to the Bernabéu after their spells in Cornellà.
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