Arsenal consider bid for World Cup champion

Arsenal are keeping tabs on Real Madrid’s out-of-favour defender and World Cup winner, Raul Albiol.

The Spaniard finds himself slipping down the pecking order at the Bernabeu, with Ricardo Carvalho, Pepe and Rafael Varane all starting ahead of him.

Manager Jose Mourinho even utilizes right-back, Sergio Ramos, in the centre-back position before using Albiol.

The Gunners became interested in the 25 year-old when the news emerged that former club, Valencia, were looking to re-sign their old stalwart.

It’s understood that the 6ft 3inch centre-back would be available for as little as £8m, as Mourinho looks to get rid of some dead weight in his squad.

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