Bellingham Holds Crunch Talks With Dortmund Over £120M Summer Move

Bellingham Holds Crunch Talks With Dortmund Over £120M Summer Move

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  • Jude Bellingham has held crucial talks with Borussia Dortmund this week over his future
  • The England World Cup star has been linked with several top clubs in La Liga and the EPL
  • Dortmund are ready to let go of Bellingham and have placed a minimum transfer fee on him

Borussia Dortmund invited Jude Bellingham and his representative to a meeting this week, to clarify the England midfielder’s intentions ahead of the summer.

The 19-year-old has been highly sought after by two of Europe’s most prestigious clubs, as Real Madrid and Liverpool are reportedly going head-to-head for his signature.

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Borussia Dortmund are hoping to get as much as £120m from any of Jude Bellingham's admirers in the summer transfer window. Photo by Marco Donato.
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According to the Daily Mail, Dortmund will respect Bellingham's wish to leave, but the Bundesliga club have placed a minimum transfer fee of £88-million on him plus £35m in add-ons.

The English midfielder is currently valued at £120m, with Real Madrid, Liverpool and Manchester City all ready to splash the cash to sign him.

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Bellingham's current contract with Dortmund runs until 2025, and he is not expected to extend his deal with the Bundesliga outfit.

Bellingham: Real Madrid set limit

Meanwhile, Real Madrid have made it clear to Borussia Dortmund they are not not willing to spend more than €110-million for the England midfielder, BeSoccer reports.

The La Liga champions want to sign Bellingham as soon as possible to avoid a repeat of the 'Mbappe case', and are working on the deal for the 19-year-old in the Santiago Bernabeu offices.

Los Blancos are not interested into entering into bidding wars with other clubs and would prefer the Dortmund star accept an offer the Spanish champions first before considering other bids.

Liverpool make Dortmund star priority

Earlier, Sports Brief reported on Liverpool is not relenting in a bid to strengthen their squad, with the Reds now focused on landing Borussia Dortmund midfielder Bellingham.

The Merseysiders are one of the top clubs pushing to sign the 19-year-old from the Bundesliga giants, and previously hijacked Manchester United’s deal for Dutch midfielder Cody Gakpo.

Bellingham could leave Germany for a cut-price deal, with it believed that his contract at Dortmund contains an unconfirmed £60-million release clause.