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Real Madrid hero Hugo Sanchez: Neymar, Hazard or Mbappe must be signed

Real Madrid hero Hugo Sanchez expects his old club to buy big to replace Cristiano Ronaldo.

The transfer saga surrounding the Portugal international came to an end this week after the forward sealed a move to Juventus.

"Real Madrid will continue to sign the best players and Florentino Perez will already be thinking about how to bridge the gap," Sanchez told Radio Marca.

"They tried to keep him and it will be tough to replicate the goals he delivered year after year.

"He guaranteed that steady supply of goals and I don't think that one single player can fill that void.

"Neymar could, as he has the quality, but he isn't a goalscorer, although for image, leadership and prestige he would be good.

"Otherwise, it could be Kylian Mbappe or Eden Hazard, both are talented.

"I think in a few more years, Mbappe will reach the level of Ronaldo and [Lionel] Messi."

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