He real Madridone of the most emblematic clubs in world football, has once again turned its attention to Rayan cherkythe young talent of 19 years who has been standing out in the Lyon Olympics. Cherki has been the object of desire for the meringues for several seasons, and now it seems that the right time has arrived to try to sign him.
Real Madrid’s interest in Cherki is not surprising. The French player has shown enormous potential and has captured the attention of several top clubs in Europe. Even when Zinedine Zidane was coach of Real Madrid, he expressed his admiration for Cherki and pointed to him as a future star.
Currently, Cherki is an indisputable player at Lyon and has made his worth on the pitch clear. His contract with the French club expires on June 30, 2024, which makes him an attractive target for Real Madrid. If Lyon does not sell him this summer, he could join the white club for free next season.
One of Cherki’s standout features is his versatility on the pitch. He is capable of playing in all attacking positions, which could benefit players like Rodrygo. The Brazilian could occupy the position of ‘9’, in which he has shown great performance, while Cherki could perform on the wing, taking advantage of his speed and ability to unbalance rival defenses.
Building the Real Madrid of the future
The signing of Cherki would be a future bet for Real Madrid. At 19, he still has a lot of room for improvement and could become a key player for the white club in the coming years. His talent and youth would fit perfectly into the philosophy of building a competitive team in the long term.
However, Real Madrid will not be the only club interested in Cherki. His quality has drawn the attention of other big European teams, so the competition for his signing could be intense. The white club will have to show his persuasiveness and offer an attractive project for both the player and Lyon, should they decide to sell it.