Real Madrid plot surprise move for Liverpool’s Glen Johnson

Real Madrid plot surprise move for Liverpool’s Glen Johnson


Spanish giants Real Madrid are reportedly looking to take advantage of Liverpool’s delay in handing defender Glen Johnson a new contract, by lodging a formal bid in the summer. 

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Real Madrid are plotting to make a formal bid for Liverpool defender Glen Johnson in the summer, according to reports from the Daily Telegraph.

Liverpool had held preliminary talks with Johnson over a contract extension, over a year ago, but talks have stalled since.

The 29-year-old will enter his final 12 months of his contract next season and it is unlikely that England defender will be offered significantly more than the £110k-a-week he currently earns.

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is looking for a new right back in the market, as doubts linger over the future of Alvaro Arbeloa. The former Chelsea boss is weighing up a £5m bid for Johnson with the offer of a new challenge in La Liga.

Arsenal are also said to be interested in Johnson, face the prospect of losing Bacary Sagna to either Galatasaray or Inter Milan.

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