Cutropia confirmed that Porto are interested in signing Casillas and has urged Madrid to allow the 34-year old to join the Portuguese giants.
Casillas’ future at Real is in doubt with the club thought to be interested in acquiring Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea this summer.
Spain’s goalkeepers Iker Casillas (L) and David De Gea warm before their global friendly soccer match against…
It was reported on Spanish national television TVE on Monday that Porto had bid for Casillas; and he was seriously considering the offer.
Marca also reports that an official announcement was expected late on Wednesday and that Casillas will be treated to a farewell ceremony at the club on Friday.
There is only one realistic goalkeeping candidate Real Madrid can now consider, with “El Larguero” highlighting that a swift move will now be made for Espanyol stopper, Kiko Casilla. However, Casillas’ wage could be a stumbling block for the deal and Madrid would need to pay extra money to send Casillas off to Portuguese club.
“Iker is really enthusiastic about the chance to go to Porto and Real Madrid now have the offer and know about Iker’s wish”.
Real failed to win any silverware in 2014-15, finishing runners-up to Barcelona in the Primera Division and exiting the Champions League semifinals to Juventus.
The Express reports that the Spain worldwide has just one year left on his current contract in England, which had led to speculation that he would leave next summer if a fee could not be agreed during this window.