Who is Real Madrid new signee Aurélien Tchouaméni? Contract details, Salary, Transfer Fee, Jersey Number

Since last season, Real Madrid was determined to strengthen their midfield with rising stars and signed Eduardo Camavinga on that process. Despite extending the contract of Luca Modric until 2023, Los Blancos wanted to boast their midfield depth and thus signed Aurélien Tchouaméni from AS Monaco during this summer’s transfer window with a high fee.  

Who is Aurélien Tchouaméni?

Aurélien Tchouaméni was a Bordeux academy player and very quickly climbed to the senior squad at an early age with his extraordinary performance and captured the attention of Monaco authority who landed him on 2020 with €20 million fee. As Monaco is famous for landing rising players on bargain price, Aurélien’s immediate impact on their midfield rapidly caught the eagle eyes of top clubs around Europe especially, Chelsea, Liverpool and PSG; however, Real Madrid turned out to be the ultimate gainer to sign him after losing out on Kylian Mbappe deal.      

How much did it cost to get Aurélien Tchouaméni?

Real Madrid splashed their cash with a staggering gross amount of €100 million (£85.3 million) for this defensive midfielder with a view to replace existing senior midfielders in the long run. Aurélien deal will give Monaco another €20m in add-ons for other exclusive unrevealed contract clauses. 

Aurélien Tchouaméni Real Madrid contract details:

Tchouaméni has agreed the personal terms and signed a six-year contract with Madrid giant, which will give him the access to play at the Santiago Bernabeu until the end of  2027-2028 season. 

According to media reports, Aurélien will earn £150,000 per week following choosing the European Champion over other famous clubs like Chelsea, Liverpool and PSG. 

What does he add to the Madrid Midfield?

Tchouaméni is the newest addition to Madrid’s superb but aging midfield while Casemiro, 36, and Toni Kroos, 32, are all defensive midfielders. He is expected to play with Eduardo Camavinga, a 19-year-old national team compatriot, at the Bernabéu. Recently, Modric received a new one-year contract extension confirmation from Los Blancos which would be very helpful for Aurélien. 

What does the future hold for other Madrid Players?

Tchouaméni is considered as the perfect heir of Brazilian star Casemiro as both of them are best for playing in the defensive midfield position. He is expected to shine alongside Federico Velverde and Eduardo Camavinga in coming years as the famous trio of Kroos, Modric and Casemiro is on the verge of leaving the Madrid giant.    

Aurélien Tchouaméni – goals, assists, and stats for club & country

In 2021-2022 season, Aurélien Tchouaméni played 57 matches in total for Monaco and French National Team while grabbing 6 goals and 2 assists on the process in different competitions like Ligue 1, Champions League Qualifying Stage, Europa league, Coupe De France, World Cup Qualifiers. 

What is the jersey number for this new Real Madrid signing? 

Upon finishing medical in the Spanish capital, Aurélien Tchouaméni is given the Number 18 jersey by Real President Florentino Perez during his first official introduction at the club premises.

Why Aurélien Tchouaméni turned down PSG in favor of Real Madrid?

Aurelién Tchouaméni on Paris Saint Germain interest: “I had the chance to choose other clubs, yes – but as soon as I knew Real Madrid wanted me, I never doubted”. #transfers “I’m really happy to be here, to start a new chapter with the best club in the world”, he added.


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