If you thought Neymar’s release clause of €222 million (R3.4 billion) was crazy money, it now seems Real Madrid have gone better and have slapped a release clause on Isco’s contract worth an unimaginable fee! Did you see it?
There’s no doubting it – it is officially the silly season!
After Paul Pogba broke the transfer record fee last term worth €105 million, few expected it to be broken in such a short space of time, let alone go for more than double of what Manchester United paid for him 12 months prior.
Neymar’s transfer fee was determined by the stunning release clause fee Barcelona has introduced into his contract, with few ever imagining a club would land up paying that outrageous price.
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In light of what Barca losing one of the greatest players, Real Madrid seem to have reacted by upgrading Isco’s contract, and by doing so, they have reportedly added a mammoth clause of €700m (R12 billion). This is according to a Spain’s reputed newspaper AS.