Real Madrid are eyeing a possible free transfer move for experienced Manchester United midfielder Juan Manuel Mata ahead of the summer transfer window.
El Gol Digital claim that the enigmatic Mata is one of four players been targeted as possible free transfer signing for the Los Merengues this summer.
Juan Manuel Mata has less than six months left on his Manchester United contract at the moment and his future at Old Trafford is up for discussion as a result.
The 30-year-old has been linked with a free transfer move to several clubs in and around Europe at the end of his current Manchester United contract this summer.
North London giants Arsenal, Italian Serie A giants Juventus, French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint Germain (PSG) and the Spanish La Liga duo of Valencia and Barcelona have all been touted as a possible transfer destination for the experienced Spanish midfielder.
Champions League holders Real Madrid are the latest club to be linked with Mata.
The aforementioned publication said that the Spaniards want to cut cost as much as possible and they have targeted the signing of several players on a free transfer.
Mata and three other players (Aaron Ramsey, David Luiz and Adrien Rabiot) were mentioned.