Real Madrid have reportedly put six of their players up for sale, including Eden Hazard and Isco, leaving Premier League clubs on alert ahead of the January transfer window.
The club are hoping to wipe £92million off their annual wage bill by selling a number of stars in January, with several of their listed stars being in the final year of their contract.
This means that January presents the final chance to get a fee for them before they leave the club for free at the end of the current season.
Raising funds from these sales will also allow the club to pursue their plans to sign Kylian Mbappe from Paris Saint-Germain.
AS report that Los Blancos have made Isco, Hazard, Marcelo, Gareth Bale, Luka Jovic and Jesus Vallejo available for transfer ahead of the winter window, with hopes the funds raised will help in renewing Vinicius Junior's contract as well.
Both Bale and Hazard currently earn £13million-per-year, and while Bale's contract expires at the end of this season, there remains hope that Hazard has a future at the club.
The Belgian winger has struggled with injuries since joining from Chelsea in 2019 for a fee of around £100million.
As for Bale, he joins Isco and Marcelo in being in the final year of their contracts and they have been transfer listed in the hope that a fee can be received that will add to the savings made on their wages.
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Vallejo and Jovic, however, make up a much smaller proportion of the wage bill, with the former the second lowest earner at the club.
Despite this, though, the club do not believe Vallejo will ever be able to become a key member of the team at the Santiago Bernabeu.
In the case of Jovic, Real hope to still make a profit on the Serbian striker, two years on from signing him for £56million from Eintracht Frankfurt.
The next task for the club, though, will be to drum up interest in their stars that have been deemed surplus to requirements.
At present, the only player attracting concrete interest is Jovic, with Arsenal reportedly interested in his services, but it is unlikely they will pay a fee large enough for Madrid to make a profit.
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