Saint Etienne defender William Saliba is attracting the interest of Spanish giants Real Madrid according to the latest reports coming out of the media.
William Saliba is on loan at Saint Etienne from North London giants Arsenal having joined them this summer.
Arsenal signed the young centre back in a £27m deal from Saint Etienne in the summer before he was loaned out to the French Ligue 1 club for this season.
William Saliba is expected back at Arsenal at the end of that loan spell next summer.
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is interested in him according to Spanish news outlet Central Defense.
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It was revealed that Zidane is looking for a long-term replacement for Raphael Varane who could leave the club at the end of this season in search of a new challenge.
Raphael Varane expressed his desire to leave Real Madrid for a new challenge but Zidane was able to convince him that his future lies at the Estadio Santiago Bernebeu.
He has been able to form a solid centre back partnership with club skipper Sergio Ramos.
Apart from Arsenal’s summer signing William Saliba, it was revealed that Zinedine Zidane is also looking at the duo of Marseille defender Boubacar Kamara and AS Monaco star Benoit Badiashile.