Date: 18th August 2017 at 3:00pm
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have enquired about the availability of midfielder Marcos Llorente, according to AS.

The Spaniard spent last season on at Alaves but he has returned to the Bernabeu to become a member of the first team squad under manager Zinedine Zidane this campaign.

The 22 year old did not start either leg of Real’s Spanish Super Cup victory against or the European Super Cup win against earlier this month, and he seems to be losing the battle against as the main alternative for Casimero in the holding midfield role.

are not the only club seeking to make a deal for Llorente though. Real’s city rivals Atletico and most recently have also asked about the player’s availability. AS are reporting that Real may consider a switch for the midfielder, and they are said to be willing to allow for a purchase option to be included in any deal for the Spanish Under 21 international.