Real Madrid turn attentions away from Man United star and on to Espanyol man

first_img Kiko Casilla 1 Real Madrid are closing in on a deal to sign Espanyol goalkeeper Kiko Casilla as the Spanish giants grow impatient over the ongoing transfer saga involving David De Gea.Protracted talks between Real and Manchester United over the Spaniard’s future have so far brought no resolution and De Gea is currently with the Red Devills in Seattle ahead of their pre-season programme.And now, with club legend Iker Casillas a Porto player, Los Blancos have wasted little time in finding goalkeeping reinforcements in the shape of 28-year-old Casilla – who began his career in the Madrid B and C reserve teams at the Santiago Bernabeu.According to Spanish newspaper AS, Rafael Benitez is expected to tie up a deal for Casilla in the coming days while the club’s hierarchy attempt to finalise terms for United star De Gea.last_img read more