Spanish Papers: Operation Kepa begins for Real Madrid

Spanish Papers: Operation Kepa begins for Real Madrid

November 14, 2017 Off By Sports Writer

Good Morning and welcome to our round-up of Tuesday morning’s Spanish Papers, which feature Real Madrid’s move for Athletic Club keeper Kepa.

Long have Real Madrid been keen admirers of the young Basque stopper and it now seems that the Bernabeu club will look to make a move in the January transfer window.

Whilst current number one Keylor Navas has been performing well; Madrid officials have been interested in a number of options who they feel can provide a long-term option.

Manchester United’s David De Gea now seems to a long shot with his future at the English club firmly rooted, leaving Kepa as the next option.

In Catalan daily Mundo Deportivo, the editors look at the long interest in Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho; who told reporters over the weekend that he was happy in England.

They cite a potential deal next summer, claiming his link up with the Brazilian national side over the weekend has seen him have conversations with compatriot and Barca man Paulinho.

Finally, AS look ahead to the weekends Madrid derby, looking at the 22 players which could feature – however, they have left off Jan Oblak.

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