According to The Sun, Spanish side Real Madrid are preparing to offload four star players as they look to bring in Chelsea centre-back Antonio Rudiger at the end of the season.
Rudiger’s Chelsea contract expires at the end of the season and thd German international is yet to reach an agreement with the Blues over a contract extension.
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti is reportedly keen on strengthening his defence and has identified Rudiger as a potential transfer target.
Real Madrid are reportedly expecting to shift some huge wage earners from their books at the end of the campaign so they can afford Rudiger.
Gareth Bale, Marcelo and Isco will all become free agents in the summer and Real Madrid are expecting to offload them at the end of the season.
Eden Hazard, whose deal runs until 2024, could also be on his way out having netted just five goals in 53 games since arriving from Chelsea in 2019.