Real Madrid released an official statement regarding the botched David De Gea transfer with multiple reports claiming Manchester United had registered the deal before time with FIFA TMS but Real Madrid failed to register the player with the Spanish league in time. The league states they didn't receive the paperwork before 0:28 AM (28 minutes past
After 725 games and 10 titles with Real Madrid, club legend Iker Casillas is joining Porto despite being on a "lifetime contract". A Real Madrid player since 1990, Casillas leaves having spent 25 years of joy, pain and suffering with the club.
Sami Khedira has joined Italian club Juventus on a free with a four-year deal until June 2019. Khedira played only 17 games this past season at a total of 682 minutes after seeing his place go to Luka Modric and Toni Kroos.
Real Madrid have exercised their right to sign Brazilian midfielder Casemiro for a fee of 7.5 million euros. Portuguese club, Porto, where he had spent a season on loan also expressed desire to make him a permanent member of the squad for 15 million euros but failed.
Real Madrid have successfully acquired the services of 23-year-old Brazilian Danilo from Portuguese football club Porto on a six year contract (expires on 30 June, 2021). His fee is reported to be €31.5 million. Real Madrid in their usual fashion announced the transfer with a three line template replacing player name and contract period. Real