Madrid president Florentino Perez is reportedly a fan of the Valencia manager.
Real Madrid have turned their focus in their coaching search toward Valencia boss Marcelino, claims Don Balon.
Blancos president Florentino Perez is an admirer of Marcelino, whom he views as a leader with character, who is capable of controlling a dressing room.
With Antonio Conte all but out of the picture and Mauricio Pochettino potentially hard to get, Marcelino could be the man at the Bernabeu.
Luis Suarez has said that speculation Barcelona are looking for a new striker is “normal” in an interview with radio station Sport 890.
The Uruguayan has scored seven league goals already this season, but the Blaugrana are rumoured to be looking for another option up top with Suarez possibly entering the end of his prime years.
“Barcelona looking for another [striker] is normal,” Suarez said. “I am 31 years old.”
Barcelona forward Malcom insists he has no intentions of leaving the La Liga champions.
The Brazilian has been the source of much speculation in recent weeks, having failed to lock down a regular place with the Catalan club.
But he now says he will not be leaving the club and will fight on in attempt to live his dream.