With only a few games left in the season, the real Madrid he has been actively involved in negotiations with several players whose contracts expire at the end of the season. However, the Meringues have yet to formally announce the future of any of the eight players who are out of contract at the end of this season, including Karim Benzema, Luka Modric and Tony Kross.
It is probable that these three veterans will continue at the Santiago Bernabéu beyond the summer, but no official news has come out about their future. According to the renowned transfer expert Fabrizio RomanoReal Madrid will announce the new contracts for this trio in the coming days.
In his recent YouTube video, the journalist confirmed that agreements have already been reached with these three Real Madrid bastions and that their future will be confirmed very soon.
Kroos agreed to stay another year at Real Madrid after toying with the idea of early retirement. The same goes for Modric, although the Croatian international has not made any promises to retire anytime soon.
There was a hint of doubt surrounding Benzema’s future, but it appears that even the experienced Frenchman will remain at the club. The striker had struggled with injuries this season, but he still made it to the La Liga Team of the Season, thanks to his outstanding performances in 2023.
The continuity of Kroos, Modric and Benzema could be key in Real Madrid’s transition project, which will reach a new milestone once it secures the signing of Borussia Dortmund star Jude Bellingham this summer.
Other pending renewals
In addition to these three veterans, Real Madrid is confident of retaining Marco Asensio and Nacho Fernández, although the latter is tempted to sign for the Premier League.