Carlo Ancelotti identifies two players as ideal back-up strikers for Karim Benzema

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According to reports, Real Madrid have identified options in our search for a back-up striker for Karim Benzema.

With the likes of Luka Jovic and Borja Mayoral all departing the club this summer after being deemed surplus to requirements, signing a striker is now a top priority for the club.

According to Sport, Real Madrid head coach Carlo Ancelotti is banking on Eden Hazard to be back-up striker for Benzema this season.

Hazard has looked good during preseason through the middle, but it would not be the first time that the Belgian has had a false dawn at Real Madrid. 

Real Madrid youngster Juanmi Latasa is another player that has been identified as a player that can play the role as back-up striker for Benzema.