Lazio hope to sign Real Madrid striker this summer as he enters the final year of his deal

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It makes no sense for a club to loan out a player who’s entering the last year of their contract, so it usually means that a decision needs to be made.

Borja Mayoral follows a long line of talented Real Madrid strikers who struggle to make it out of the B team, and it appears that he might need to leave this summer.

Roberto Soldado, Alvaro Negredo and Alvaro Morata all had to leave in order to establish themselves somewhere, and a report from Football Espana has suggested that Lazio are looking at Mayoral.

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They confirm that he’s going into the last year of his contract and that means he’s likely to leave this summer, and it’s probably time for him to finally make a permanent move.

He’s been out on loan at Wolfsburg and Levante in recent years, but they quote a report from Football Italia which suggests Lazio have identified him as a target.

There’s no sign of a price tag at this time, but it won’t be a surprise if Real accept a small fee that allows them to sign him back in the future for a reasonable amount.

He’s having his most prolific season this year with only seven league goals, but settling down at a new club might allow him to develop and find the net with more regularity.


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