O Real Madrid announced this Saturday morning the departure of striker Marco Asensio, an important part of the club since 2016. The player, revealed by Mallorca, arrived at the team in 2015, but was soon loaned to Espanyol and only began to be used the following season by the then coach of the team, Zinedine Zidane.
The striker’s contract with the Meringue club ends at the end of June and will not be renewed, allowing the athlete to sign with any club for 2023-24. According to the Spanish newspaper AsAsensio’s likely fate is the Paris Saint Germain.
Official Statement: Marco Asensio.#RealMadrid
— Real Madrid CF (@realmadrid) June 3, 2023
“Real Madrid would like to express its gratitude and affection for Marco Asensio, a player who defended our shield and shirt for seven seasons. He arrived at Real Madrid aged just 20 and managed to make history at our club as part of a team that starred in one of our most successful periods”, says the note published by the team.
In seven seasons with Real Madrid, Asensio won 17 titles, including three Champions League, four Club World Cups, three UEFA Super Cups, three Spanish Championships, one King’s Cup and three Spanish Super Cups. Individually, there were 62 goals scored and 32 assists in 285 games with the Meringue shirt.
“We madridistas will never forget his career and his exemplary behavior during all this time. Real Madrid is and will always be his home and we wish him and his family good luck in this new stage”, concludes the note.
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