The Leverkusen midfielder is said to be going for a medical check this weekend before joining the Blues for 100 million euros. Enditem
Despite the easy win, the Russian star said his opponent has a bright future.
The first set was dominated by the world No. 13, but Cirstea hung tough in the second and pinched it in the tiebreak. After that, Cirstea never looked back.
The reigning champions visited Sweden with their captain Ronaldo back in the squad after the 35-year-old Juventus forward missed their opening Nations League match due to a toe problem three days earlier.
Russia maintained their winning start in B3 with a 3-2 triumph in Hungary to build on their opening success over Serbia, who were reduced to 10 men in a 0-0 draw with Turkey.
Bruno Nazario equalized shortly after with a dipping free-kick that rebounded in off the crossbar after a clumsy attempt to parry the ball clear by goalkeeper Cassio.
Third seed and last year's runner-up Daniil Medvedev of Russia and sixth seed Matteo Berrettini of Italy also made it to the third round.
It added that Roma, Porto, Paris Saint-Germain, Ajax and Bayern Munich have also shown interest in the 23-year-old.
The only other major issue for Real Madrid could be a lack of firepower, with Karim Benzema the club's top scorer with 21 league goals in 2019/20. The 32-year-old was excellent last season, but Zidane needs Luka Jovic to step up in order to take some of the pressure off the Frenchman. The coach will also hope Asensio, Vinicius and Rodrgyo can hit the target more often.
Peters, 26, who is riding in his maiden Tour de France, produced a brilliant long-range solo breakaway to record his first stage win, leading Toms Skujins and Carlos Verona, who arrived at the same time, by 47 seconds.
Samir Memisevic (C) of Hebei China Fortune competes during the 9th round match between Hebei China Fortune and Shanghai SIPG at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Bo)