Leave it to Florentino Perez to think as far outside the box as possible when it comes to building his Real Madrid roster. In an effort to land Borussia Dortmund scoring machine Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the Real Madrid president has a bold plan to use a player that isn’t even on the first-team to seal the deal.
According to the Daily Star, Real Madrid’s effort to acquire Aubameyang will include buying back Alvaro Morata from Juventus then packaging him with £55 million to send to Dortmund in exchange for the Gabon superstar.
The 23-year-old Spanish striker has had a breakout couple of seasons at Juventus, scoring 25 goals in the last 86 games, but his contract allows Real Madrid to buy him back on a whim. With Aubemeyang on the radar, Morata becomes an expensive though valuable bargaining chip that the La Liga giants can use to land the Bundesliga star.
Aubemeyang has 22 Bundesliga goals and 35 total goals this season. He earned Bundesliga Player of the Month honours in October and has drawn significant interest from Premier League giants Arsenal, Liverpool and Man United.
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