London: Real Madrid is speculated to have been preparing a 100 million-pound bid in order to lure Liverpool''s Luis Suarez as they plan a mega-money summer raid for the star striker.
Although Suarez has reportedly pledged his future to Liverpool in the recent weeks, Spanish side Real might tempt him with the chance of a dream move to the Galacticos and former club president Ramon Calderon said that he would not be surprised if Real makes a bid for the Uruguayan striker this summer.
Luis Suarez. Pic/ AFP
According to the Daily Star, Suarez''s form has reportedly alerted Real boss Carlo Ancelotti after the striker netted 31 goals in last Premier League season that helped Liverpool secure the Champions League football for next season.
Speculations are that Ancelotti reportedly wants to replace France international Karim Benzema who disappointed in Spain scoring just 17 league goals over the course of the season.
Calderon said that Suarez is no doubt one of the best players in the world and he has had a fantastic season with Liverpool, adding that Real could definitely bid for the striker.
Calderon said that with Real one has to expect anything, adding that Benzema is a good player but it is true that he did not score as many goals as people thought he should.