Bayer Leverkusen have offered River Plate €16m to secure the services of Argentine forward Lucas Alario, according to Bild. However, it’s expected that any potential suitor will need to pay €25m.
The 24-year-old has previously rejected offers to play in China while Leverkusen are expected to go back with an improved offer.
“Who wants Alario has to pay €25m,” River president Rodolfo D’Onofrio told Clarín.
Alario has played 71 games in all competitions for River Plate, scoring 31 goals and creating 10.