Latest Real Madrid transfer news: Los Blancos eyeing two Chelsea defenders

Latest Real Madrid transfer news: Los Blancos eyeing two Chelsea defenders


The latest Real Madrid transfer rumours include Los Merengues targeting two Chelsea defenders, Mattia de Sciglio being considered as a second option for the left-back and Ezequiel Garay’s move leaving some money at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Los Blancos are eyeing centre-back David Luiz according to reports by Football Direct News. This website suggests Carlo Ancelotti would be willing to offer youngster Raphael Varane in exchange for the 26-year-old.

The Brazilian has had a brilliant season at Stanford Bridge, playing both as midfielder and centre-back. Varane, on the other hand, has barely been included in the team’s rotation due to injuries. Despite being one of the most promising defenders in Europe, the Frenchman’s physical problems are a cause of concern for the Madrid club.

Spanish digital newspaper El Confidencial also claims that Real have offered Chelsea’s left-back Ashley Cole a two-year contract worth eight million euros. The Englishman’s contract with the Blues ends in June, so he would be the cheapest option for replacing Fabio Coentrao when the Portuguese leaves. Ancelotti, who coached Cole in his years at Stanford Bridge, has reportedly given the OK to the transfer. reports the second option for the left-back is Italian Mattia de Sciglio. The Milan man has recently has affirmed he would be open to a summer move and Los Blancos are keeping tabs on him.

Real Madrid could also get some profit next summer from Ezequiel Garay’s move. Los Merengues own 50% of the Argentinian rights, and Napoli are very interesting in signing him, reports. Benfica’s centre-back is also in Manchester United’s radar, and it seems clear that he’s going to leave Portugal soon, leaving a few millions in the Santiago Bernabeu.