Real Madrid readying massive bid for Bellingham as 'private chat revealed'
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Real Madrid are preparing a massive bid for Liverpool transfer target Jude Bellingham, according to reports.
The Borussia Dortmund midfielder will be top of several clubs' shopping lists this summer, having established himself as one of football's most exciting talents.
But whilst Bellingham, whose contract is due to expire in 2025, looks destined to leave the Bundesliga this summer, his destination remains unclear.
Liverpool were thought to be frontrunners for his signature, with Jurgen Klopp a fond admirer of England's World Cup star.
However, in a major blow for Reds' fans, European giants Real Madrid are reportedly stepping up their pursuit of Bellingham and are readying a bid for the midfielder.
Real Madrid preparing Bellingham bid
Spanish news outlet AS claim that Real Madrid representatives travelled to Dortmund to hold talks with Bellingham and his family over a prospective move to the Bernabeu.
It is well renowned that the 19-year-old won't come cheap, with Dortmund expected to demand in excess of £100 million for his services.
However, the report states that Los Blancos could be willing to offer an eye-watering €140m (£123m) in order to lure Bellingham to the Spanish capital - a figure Liverpool will struggle to match.
The news comes shortly after reports claiming he had informed his Dortmund teammates of his desire to join Real.
Spanish journalist Santi Aouna professed that Bellingham told his colleagues he 'dreams' of a move to the 14-time Champions League winners.
Aouna also revealed that the player had an appointment with his father and Real Madrid chief, Juni Calafat at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel in London.
Whilst Zinedine Zidane is also said to play a major role in his decision making, after the Frenchman invited Bellingham's father to his executive box for the 2022 Champions League final.
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