When Donny van de Beek moved from Ajax to Manchester United, there didn’t seem to be a great fight for his signing. The deal was relatively easy to do for the Red Devils, and claims of a Real Madrid move were dismissed by the media close to Los Blancos.

As far as they had it, a deal had been presented to Madrid, by Ajax or Van de Beek’s representatives, and whilst they didn’t immediately outright reject the idea, it was just something they kept hanging in the transfer void as a possible move.

Tanguy Ndombele’s situation was a little similar, with all kinds of claims coming from France about a huge transfer battle being on the cards, but in reality there not seeming to be much of a real fight.

The midfielder then moved to Tottenham Hotspur, where he’s faced repeated struggles under multiple managers. Things have got better for Ndombele in recent matches, however, every now and again claims that he’s not happy appear.

The Manchester United and Tottenham pair are both just 24-years-of-age, so have plenty of time ahead of them to build the career they desire. Defensa Central, a website focused on Real Madrid, insists both want to sign for the Spanish club.

It’s stated they both wanted to leave their clubs last summer, but failed to get a move, and now they’re waiting for future windows.

The claim states ‘they want to play for Real Madrid’, and also relates to Franck Kessie and Marcelo Brozovic. Carlo Ancelotti and his club are said to be aware of the desire of all four, and whilst they’re seen as options, largely because of their claimed desire, there’s no efforts being made by Real Madrid at this stage.