Real Madrid eyeing Everton defender

Real Madrid eyeing Everton defender

John stones

Real Madrid are reportedly eyeing Everton’s 21-year-old centre-back John Stones, British tabloid The Daily Mail has reported.

According to these reports, Rafa Benitez recommended the club directors to sign the Englishman before he was dismissed as Los Blancos manager. The Spaniard believes Stones is one of the most promising defenders in Europe and could be the perfect replacement for Sergio Ramos in the future.

Stones is having an amazing season at Everton and has caught the attention of several European giants. Barcelona, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain are also interested in signing him.

Yet, Everton manager Roberto Martinez is not keen on letting the youngster go, and has asked his bosses not to negotiate Stones’ sale.

Florentino Perez hopes Everton directors could be seduced by a big offer, but he will have to bid really high. According to reports from Britain, Chelsea had already offered 40 million euros and they were rejected. Thus, anyone who wants to sign Stones will probably have to spend around 50 million.

Stones move is unlikely to happen in January, as Los Blancos priorities for the winter transfer market are a left-back and a striker. However, Perez might try to convince the 21-year-old next summer offering him a good salary, especially since Pepe is expected to leave the club and Los Merengues will be in need of a centre-back.


  1. Comment:that response coming from Real Madrid was very inspiring, we expect to see prompt & regular interactions from the source, this will not only help authenticate information but will pull us more towards the club as we feel recognised & indulged with the information organ of our beloved club & the greatest ever! Hala Madrid

  2. we turned down 3 bids from chelski in the summer 30,35, 38 million pounds why would we sell for 40 now?? this lad is just getting better and better he is on a long term contract and we don’t need to sell as chelski rent boys found out as the song goes( we don’t care to much for money, money can’t buy you stones)