Returning manager Zinedine Zidane is keen to bring Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea back to Spain.
The Spain international has been a target for Real for years, and while interest had cooled, it has been reignited thanks to Zidane being back in the hot seat in Madrid.
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According to The Mirror, Zidane is a big fan of De Gea, while he is unconvinced by Real's current stopper, Thibault Courtois.
The Frenchman is set to spend a huge amount of money this summer on a number of big-name players, with the Spaniard thought to be a target for around £75m.
De Gea's contract at United runs until the summer of 2020 and he has been in discussions with the club over a new deal.
The goalkeeper is looking for an improved contract which would see his wages boosted to £350,000-a-week at Old Trafford.
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Real Madrid will aim to test the resolve of United and De Gea this summer by offering a huge transfer fee, with the ‘keeper free to leave for no fee the following year.
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