The "Transfer Window" has just closed & we are already in full flight for the next player transfer-signing window opportunity fixed for the 1st of January 2014 ( "Winter Market" ), in this particular case, in reference to Spanish Football giant Real Madrid.
Spanish Sports media picks up today on comments & rumours that have been doing the rounds these last weeks. Real Madrid has a real concern with their current forward Karim Benzema. The French International is not performing, nor scoring goals as expected from a talent of his dimension. Many have voiced continuously that the true priority signing this season was a "pure Number Nine".
The names of Falcao, Suarez & Lewandowski have been sounding for months but in the end nothing came from the rumours.
Now the news is that Real Madrid has 50M€ in "reserve" for the upcoming "Winter Market" in case Karim Benzema does not live up to expectations. Plus with the departure of Higuain, Real Madrid has only the youngsters Morata & Jese to fill any emergency gap.
Luis Suarez ( Liverpool FC ) & Radamel Falcao ( Monaco ) are still spinning around the orbit of "planet" Real Madrid. So much so, that in the case of Falcao some "insiders" say that there is a contract clause that releases Falcao from Monaco if Real Madrid makes an offer.
In any case, pure rumour & speculation at this stage, but worth keeping an eye out during these months. Football changes on a weekly basis & nerves set in quickly at the Clubs. A bad start "streak" in Liga, bad start in Champions League or a serious injury to Benzema could set the alarms ringing at Real Madrid & put into motion "surprising & emergency actions".