Serge Aurier wants to make the right choice. Trained at RC Lens and then passed through Toulouse FC and Paris Saint-Germain, Serge Aurier decided in August 2017 to take the plunge by leaving for London, where he signed up for Tottenham. Today holder on the right side of the defense, the Ivorian international (66 caps, 2 goals) grew up in England. At 28, the number 24 Spurs has played 27 games in all competitions this season (2 goals, 3 assists).
On March 17, we revealed to you exclusively on Foot 24hfootnews that Mauricio Pochettino wanted to enlist Serge Aurier. Discussions between the Parisian coach and the Spurs right-back have been underway for several months. The side has kept strong ties in the capital and continues to exchange regularly with President Nasser Al-Khelaïfi. The 28-year-old Ivorian international has the immense advantage of having only one year of contract with Spurs, and according to our information, the English would let him go for around € 12m. Since then, exchanges between the different parties have continued.
Serge Aurier spoke with Raphaël Varane
At the same time, other big European clubs took the temperature with the Ivorian international. Starting with Real Madrid who are looking for an understudy for Dani Carvajal. Spanish leaders have taken information about a possible arrival of the former Lensois. Although interest is at an embryonic stage, the main interested party spoke at length about the Madrid team with his former partner Raphaël Varane.
The two men know each other well since they played together at RC Lens a few seasons ago at the start of their respective careers, and the prospect of playing at the Santiago Bernabeu is not to displease him. Serge Aurier, able to evolve right axial in a defense of 3 or right side in a defense of 4, will therefore be spoiled for choice. But he will always favor the playing time offered at the time of deciding. The data of the file are asked …