Real Madrid remain committed to signing Atletico Madrid centre-back Jose Maria Gimenez this summer, reports Mundo Deportivo.
Madrid’s principal objective ahead of next season is to bring in a new centre-back with Gimenez, the Uruguay international, top of their defensive wishlist.
However, Mundo Deportivo reports that Atletico Madrid would absolutely refuse to negotiate the transfer of the 21-year-old, who has formed a rock-solid partnership alongside his compatriot Diego Godin at the Vicente Calderon. Gimenez is under contract until 2018.
In addition, Mundo Deportivo states that Real Madrid defender Nacho could be sold by the Bernabeu giants this summer.