Real Madrid’s priority remains to sell these two players this summer

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Spanish and European champions Real Madrid are keen on selling Borja Mayoral and Mariano Diaz before the transfer window closes, according to Marca.

While Real Madrid are desperate to offload Borja Mayoral and Mariano, there will be no rush to replace them to avoid more cases like those of Mariano and Luka Jovic.

While Real Madrid will like to sign an attacker this summer if Mariano and Borja leave, the club is ready to wait until January to sign an attacker when Real Madrid will be able to register another non-EU player.

Former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane requested the signing of Jovic following the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo as a back-up for Karim Benzema.

Despite spending big on the Serbian striker, he failed to make an impact. Jovic made just 52 appearances for Real Madrid in 3 years, scoring 5 goals.

Mariano arrived at the last minute and by virtue of a similar request made by Julen Lopetegui. This opened the door for the academy graduate to return.

Four seasons after his return, he has 73 appearances and 12 goals. He has achieved very little and still has a further year on his contract in Madrid.

According to Marca, Real Madrid are keen on avoiding the same mistake this summer and won’t sign an attacker if an ideal signing isn’t available.