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Report: 6 Players To Be Axed By Real

Report: 6 Players To Be Axed By Real Madrid

By David Kappel - Jun 19, 2017 08:00 PM @kappilinho

Real Madrid are eyeing several big-name targets this transfer window, but they could also receive more than €173 million (R2.5 billion) in fees for players sold. These six names could be shown the exit door.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery to see which six players could leave Real, and how much they could cost prospective employers.

Amid rumours that Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave the Santiago Bernabeu, Marca drew up a list of players who are more likely to go.

Defender Pepe is the first name on Zinedine Zidane's potential axe list after it was confirmed that the 34-year-old's contract will not be extended. The latest reports suggest that the centre back will soon sign for Paris Saint-Germain on a free deal.

In addition, Fabio Coentrao is also certain to leave. The left back has been linked with a loan move to Sporting Lisbon, but Real will still apparently need to cover part of his massive wages if the transfer does occur.

James Rodriguez and Alvaro Morata reportedly want to leave the club in order to gain more game time and prominence in another team.

Morata has been closely linked with Manchester United, and has reportedly already agreed personal terms with the English giants. However, the Red Devils still need to agree a transfer fee with Real, who are apparently holding out for €90 million (R1.3 billion).

Several of Europe's top clubs are interested Rodriguez's services, and Los Blancos reportedly want to recoup most of what they paid for him in 2014. He could be sold for a fee of €70 million (R1 billion), as reported by Marca.

Defender Diego Llorente, who spent the 2016/17 campaign on loan at Malaga, would reportedly be available for €8 million (R115 million), while striker Mariano Diaz would be allowed to leave for just €5 million (R72 million), but Real would apparently insist on including a buyback clause in any potential deal.

Gallery: Real Unveil New 2017/18 Home & Away Kits

If Los Blancos get the fees they are reportedly holding out for, they would have a transfer kitty of €173 million from player sales alone.

Do you think selling any of these players would be a mistake? Have your say in the comments section below.


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Barcelona is nothing to real madrid
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magical_Tsp Jun 22, 2017 12:14 AM
This players sure love football... Having made 33 appearances and still looking for more game time i mean its not that bad if your in a team that has a squad rotation policy
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MR E Jun 20, 2017 04:46 PM
I'll be happy if united sign James n Morata even coentra can be a good signing.
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Mandridster_United Jun 20, 2017 04:00 PM
That's not what Perez said.
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Zax5-Bucs Jun 20, 2017 02:47 PM
Not Morata plz, better let Kerim Gabuza go.
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Chiefester Jun 19, 2017 08:20 PM
Is Morata worth more than James?
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KingKMS Jun 19, 2017 08:20 PM
Those can, but we don't really need new signings
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Casemero and Marcelo

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