While the Bernabeu Stadium board machinates over the futures of Sergio Ramos and Iker Casillas while also pursuing David de Gea, there isn't a lot left for Rafael Benitez to do on the transfer front at Real Madrid.
However, there is one he can sort while chat continues over the potential departures of his club captains. He needs a replacement back-up striker.
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