The 22-year-old Frenchman is regarded as one of the best young midfielders in Europe and appears to have chosen the Bernabeu as his next destination.
Real, still reeling from Kylian Mbappe‘s decision to snub their interest and sign a new deal with Paris Saint-Germain, have the cash freed up to make a splash in the market.
Real Madrid are set to sign young Monaco sensation Aurelien Tchouameni this summer
According to RMC: ‘Aurélien Tchouaméni has decided to join Real Madrid.
‘The French international is set to join the La Liga side on a 5 year deal, in a deal worth around £68m excluding bonuses.’
Real are building for the future and want to combine two young French stars in midfield, with Eduardo Camavinga already impressing this season.
Casemiro, 30, is the obvious option to be replaced by Tchouameni and his decision will be a blow to Liverpool in the week of the Champions League final against the side their target has reportedly decided to join.
They have turned their attentions to Tchouameni after losing out on Kylian Mbappe (right)
Jurgen Klopp will be disappointed if Liverpool miss out on the 22-year-old star
Marca report that if Tchouameni does indeed sign for Real, Dani Ceballos will move on before the start of next season.
If there are any reservations on Tchouameni’s part, there is a concern over playing time and he wants to become a France regular in time for the World Cup later this year in Qatar.
Manchester United, Chelsea, Juventus and PSG are also among the suitors but Real and …