Real Madrid could reportedly be open to recouping around €25-30 million for Marco Asensio amid interest from Arsenal and Serie A giants AC Milan.

According to a report by Italian outlet Calciomercato, Arsenal and AC Milan know how much they will have to pay to secure the services of Marco Asensio in the summer transfer window. Real Madrid could be open to offloading the Spanish forward for up to €30 million.

Marco Asensio is at a crossroads in his career, as he has been unable to nail down a spot in the Real Madrid starting lineup this season despite several impressive performances. The 26-year-old has a tally of ten goals and one assist in 35 appearances across all competitions but is behind Vincius Jr. and Rodrygo Goes in the pecking order of wide-attackers.

To make matters more concerning for Real Madrid, Asensio’s contract will expire in a little over a year, leaving Los Blancos in a spot of bother. With talks over a contract renewal not progressing smoothly, several prospective suitors have emerged in the pursuit of the Spanish forward, with Arsenal and AC Milan keen on signing him.

The interest from Arsenal stems from the rising uncertainties surrounding the future of Nicolas Pepe. The Ivory Coast international has fallen to the bottom of the pecking order for wide-attackers at the Emirates amid a disastrous campaign for him. With Pepe likely to leave Arsenal in the summer, Asensio has emerged as a viable target for Arsenal.

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On the other hand, AC Milan will likely view Asensio as an upgrade on Alexis Saelemaekers and Junior Messias, who have promised much but delivered little. Recent reports have also claimed that the Serie A giants have submitted a contract offer to Asensio, matching the wages he currently pockets at Real Madrid.

But the Spaniard wants to earn €7 million per year when he signs his next contract instead of the €5 million on offer. Meanwhile, Real Madrid could open up to the possibility of selling Asensio in the summer transfer window if a prospective suitor makes a bid of around €25-30 million, handing Arsenal and AC Milan a boost in his chase.

Meanwhile, recent reports have claimed that Asensio is open to joining AC Milan, meaning Arsenal could have an uphill task in the race to sign the 26-year-old. For now, the latest development gives Arsenal and Milan the hope of prising Asensio away from Real Madrid in the summer.

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