/Falcao and Zlatan Ibrahimovic emerge as shock Real Madrid targets

Falcao and Zlatan Ibrahimovic emerge as shock Real Madrid targets

Real Madrid are considering making a shock move for either Falcao or Zlatan Ibrahimovic in January.

The Spanish giants are keen to add reinforcements to their attack and have highlighted both players as potential targets.

Madrid lost main goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus in the summer.

And current first-choice striker Karim Benzema’s form has been inconsistent so far this campaign, leading club chiefs to look at options to bolster their squad.

Spanish outlet Sport report that Los Blancos are looking to bring in a striker without spending huge sums.



LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic heads the ball during the MLS game against the Houston Dynamo

Club President Florentino Perez has identified Ibrahimovic and Falcao as two figures who could be acquired for relatively little outlay, rather than fork out on a future forward.

Ibrahimovic is currently plying his trade in the MLS for L.A Galaxy, whilst Falcao is at French Ligue 1 side Monaco.

It is thought Ibrahimovic, 37, could be attained on a free transfer, which appeals to Madrid.

Despite being in his twilight years, the Swedish hitman is in good form, having scored 22 goals for Galaxy since his move to the United States.



Radamel Falcao of Monaco during the UEFA Champions League Group A match between AS Monaco and Club Brugge

Falcao is not quite as simple, given he is under contract till 2020, and Monaco would command a substantial fee for his services.

It is thought Madrid would be against paying a significant sum for a 33-year-old.

The Colombian has netted four times in 11 appearances for the French club so far this season.

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