Marco Asensio finally comes to decision on Real Madrid future

A major development regarding the future of Real Madrid star Marco Asensio has been confirmed late on Friday evening.

And the news will come as a blow for those of a Blancos persuasion hopeful of the Spanish international staying put.

For those not aware, the subject of Asensio’s plans beyond the summer has long taken its place front and centre in the headlines across Madrid.

This comes with the 27-year-old’s current terms at the Santiago Bernabeu set to come to a close late next month.

Asensio, for his part, has continued to play an important role in Carlo Ancelotti’s squad this season, acting as something of a ‘super sub’ on his way to a none-too-shabby haul of 12 goals and eight assists across all competitions.

Such solid production, in turn, has piqued attentions attentions across the continent, as clubs queue up in the hope of taking advantage of Asensio’s imminent availability.

And, if the latest word stemming from the media late on Friday is anything to go by, then such suitors could be in luck.

This comes amid claims on the part of Spanish outlet Relevo that the versatile attacker has finally come to a definitive decision on his future.

Asensio’s plan? To bring an end to the Real Madrid chapter of his career, to seek out a new challenge.

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Conor Laird

Conor Laird

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