Liverpool and Newcastle United are reportedly among the clubs monitoring on-loan Real Madrid striker Iker Bravo ahead of a possible summer move.
The 18-year-old joined the Spanish giants’ Castilla side from Bayer Leverkusen last summer on a deal to the end of the season.
However, he has mustered just two goals in 18 games in the Spanish third tier in 2022/23, and his future is up in the air.
Spanish outlet Fichajes writes that Real have the option to make Bravo’s move permanent for €6 million in the summer.
But his inconsistent form – despite scoring an impressive three goals in four UEFA Youth League games – means he could return to Germany at the end of the season.
Should that happen, Liverpool and Newcastle could come in, as the two Premier League clubs are interested in a summer move.
The English sides are ready to invest in Bravo’s potential and could take advantage of a low asking price - Bravo is valued at €1 million by Transfermarkt (opens in new tab).
Bravo came through Barcelona’s famous La Masia youth academy until he joined Leverkusen in 2021.
He became the Bundesliga side’s youngest -ever debutant when he came on in a DFB Pokal defeat to Karlsruher in October 2021 aged 16.
The striker subsequently made his Bundesliga debut the following month, but he has failed to make a appearance for Real Madrid's first team since joining last summer.
Bravo has represented Spain played at Under-15, Under-17 and Under-19 levels.
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