Adrien Rabiot’s list of summer suitors is slowly shrinking, as Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid have reportedly pulled out the race to sign the Frenchman in the summer.
The Paris Saint-Germain contract rebel, would be let loose in the summer as a free agent, having failed to agree terms with the Ligue 1 outfits.
Barcelona were believed to believed to be gunning for the midfielder, but pulled the plugs and secured Ajax Frenkie De Jong instead.
Real Madrid were next in line, with Zinedine Zidane currently rebuilding for the new season. However, according to AS, ‘The possibility of Rabiot arriving at the Bernabéu is understood to have been scotched by a combination of the Frenchman’s wage demands and Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane’s desire to focus on other targets in Man Utd’s Paul Pogba and Chelsea’s N’golo Kante.’
Left on the list, are the likes of Juventus, Inter Milan, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Bayern Munich who have all been tipped for a summer swoop, and frankly the very few who could afford to spare a few thousand to meet the midfielder’s wage demand.
The summer window is fast approaching, and contrary to the expected, Rabiot is yet to find a new home elsewhere, and a cloud of uncertainty is slowly growing over his future beyond the summer, with few showing interest in the player, despite no transfer fee involved in a deal for the midfielder, when his contract eventually expires.