Jose Mourinho could make a move for Diego Lopez
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has a selection headache. Costa Rican goal keeper Keylor Navas is all set to join Real Madrid (officially) and his arrival would leave the Italian with three goal keepers at disposal.
Iker Casillas has had a difficult last couple of seasons at Madrid and several Spanish newspapers speculated that the long serving Los Blancos legend would leave the club this summer. He is a long term target of Arsenal but with the Gunners signing Ospina last month, certainly there is no need for them to go for another goal keeper. That would be all but a luxury signing.
According to reports from Marca today Real Madrid would be looking to offload Diego Lopez, who is a reported target of Monaco. The 32-year-old made 36 league appearances last season for The Whites, but is ready to leave Madrid because of his concerns over a lack of game time.
Marca claim that Premier League giants Chelsea might be interested in signing him, should they sell Petr Cech elsewhere. Mourinho signed Lopez during his time at Madrid and there is no reason why the two cannot reunite again at the Bridge.
The situation of Cech is interesting. The 32-year-old long serving Chelsea player is set to face a tough competition from Thibaut Courtois for the number one goal keeping slot. Furthermore, Chelsea need to sell one more foreigner to comply with the UEFA Champions League home grown rules, but most importantly, Cech, who has been targeted by French club PSG, represents a good value in the market. At this moment, there is nothing to panic, nothing to celebrate and nothing to moan about.