Real Madrid are on course to winning their second La Liga title under the tutelage of Zinedine Zidane but all is not rosy at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Zinedine Zidane has transformed Real Madrid again. He has turned them into genuine title contenders for the second time after taking over midseason again.
Zidane did not have Cristiano Ronaldo by his side this time around but Karim Benzema has filled that vacuum.
They are not going to win the Champions League this time around but La Liga is in their firm grip. Barcelona’s fall from grace is equally responsible for Real Madrid’s change in fortunes.
Kai Havertz has been linked with Los Blancos. The German attacker will command €100 million leaving Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid a tough task on their hands. They need to get rid of unbearable stars in their roster.
Here are three players who need to leave before Real Madrid can reinforce their squad.
James Rodriguez was brought in to replace Mesut Ozil. It was a tough task for the Colombian as Ozil was a beloved character on and off the field.
To make matters worse, Rodriguez has failed to live up to his billing. He has only made 8 appearances and is not likened for a future in the Spanish capital.
The former Monaco man is out of contention for first team and should depart the Bernabeu to resurrect his career.
A single season in the Spanish capital is not enough to give a proper account of your abilities. But the manner in which Luka Jovic has flopped shows his time is up in Madrid.
The young Serbian forward has made majority of his appearances from the bench and is not trusted by Zidane. Real will not recoup their outlay on him but any incoming transfer fees will help fund Havertz’ transfer.
When golf is your passion and you are a professional football at the biggest club, you are going to get in trouble. This is Gareth Bale’s dilemma at Real Madrid.
Real Madrid do not want him and Zinedine Zidane does not trust him. The club want to off-load him and are willing to look at any reasonable offer coming their way.