Leaving Real Madrid for Manchester United now? It’s a decision that may surprise many. Inevitably, the Merengues seem in a much better situation than the Red Devils at the time of writing these lines, they who have just signed a nice Liga-LDC double, while the English are not even going to compete in the most prestigious of European competitions this season.
But Casemiro didn’t really hesitate. After winning five Champions League with Real Madrid, the Brazilian midfielder will join the Mancunian team in the coming days. The latter should pay an amount between 70 and 80 million euros for the 30-year-old player. the Manchester Evening News reveals the reasons for this strong choice on the part of the Canarinha player.
Proving yourself in the Premier League
First, there is the salary, of course. On the side of Manchester United, he will be one of the highest paid players in the team, and will have in addition sacred bonuses linked to his individual performances and those of the team. A qualification in the Champions League will be particularly interesting financially for him on the media.
But not only. Casemiro was thus looking for a new challenge, believing that he had made the rounds on the side of Madrid. He also wanted to test himself in the Premier League, a championship in which he has never played, and which is considered the most demanding on the planet. Then, there is also this 2022 World Cup in sight … On the Old Trafford side, Casemiro will play with … Fred, who will also be his midfield partner in the selection. These are great reasons for a change of scenery!