Real Madrid midfielder and German international Sami Khedira is set for a shock exit from Santiago Bernabeu.

Reports coming out of the Spanish capital suggests he doesn't feature in Carlo Ancelotti’s plans.

Real Madrid have already signed Asier Illarramendi from Real Sociedad for a fee of £34million, who is also a defensive midfielder like Khedira.

The 26-year-old German midfielder has been prolific in his performances for Real Madrid since he moved from Stuttgart in 2010.

Valued by Real Madrid at €18million which seems to be a bargain for any top-level club. 

According to Marca, Real Madrid are also monitoring the situation of Sevilla’s 20-year-old youngster Geoffrey Kondogbia.

Current Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is an admirer of the defensive midfielder and used to be one of the important member of the first-team of Madrid when Mourinho was in-charge.

John Obi Mikel is close to a move to Turkish giants, Galatasaray and Chelsea are on the lookout for a specialist defensive midfielder, with Daniele De Rossi topping their wishlist.

If Khedira is available, the Blues would surely opt for him ahead of De Rossi. 

Khedira said: "I have enjoyed working with him (Mourinho) very much and rate him very highly," he said earlier this year.

Chelsea FC are the current favourites to land Khedira.

A world-class player, both for club and country made 126 appearances for Real Madrid with eight goals and 11 assists in all competitions.


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