Real Madrid scrap 'C' team as up to 40 players are released

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Real Madrid have scrapped their 'C' team, a move which could leave up to 40 youth team players up for grabs, the Mirror is reporting.

With a full squad of promising youngsters from one of the world's biggest club's up for grabs, there's sure to be no shortage in options of many of the released players. Real's 'C' team finished 2014-15 in 9th place of Spain's fourth tier.

Following the relegation of Real Madrid Castilla (the club's 'B' side, now managed by Zinedine Zidane) from Spain's third tier in the 2013-14 season, Real C were subsequently demoted from their status as a third tier team.

'C' have since failed to recover to their heights of just a few years ago when the side almost reached the play-offs for a place in the second tier.

Rac 1 radio are reporting that Liverpool are looking to sign Adam Traore, one of Barcelona's bright young talents. Traore currently plays for the Spanish club's B team who were relegated from the second tier this year, finishing bottom of Segunda Division.

The Mirror along with a number of other sources have today reported that Real Madrid have agreed a deal with Real Betis to bring midfielder Dani Caballos (18) to the Bernabeu. The former Seville academy player has appeared twice for Spain U21's in 2015 and would likely join Real Madrid Castilla for the upcoming campaign should the deal go ahead.

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