When Real Madrid is in transfer rumors, they are usually linked with the best of the best. It’s only natural and hardly surprising that both Erling Haaland and Kylian Mbappe have recently been connected to the Spanish giants.

Of course, the rumors around Mbappe are stronger, but a recent report by Marca highlighted that Haaland is also an option. Both of these players are truly amazing and have great credentials to join the 13-time Champions League winners. However, one will definitely be better than the other for Los Blancos.

Here are two reasons why Erling Haaland is better for Real Madrid than Kylian Mbappe.

Why Real Madrid should go for Erling Haaland over Kylian Mbappe

1. Direct replacement for Karim Benzema