Rafa Benitez transfer plans at Real Madrid: David De Gea, Raheem Sterling and Cristiano Ronaldo linked with moves

Whose on the former Liverpool manager's wish list - and which players could make way?

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Rafa Benitez has been confirmed as the new manager of Real Madrid.

The former Liverpool and Chelsea manager has signed a three-year contract at the Bernabeu after being chosen to succeed Carlo Ancelotti as the club's new coach.

Benitez will waste little time before turning his attention to the summer transfer market, with new recruits expected to join the Bernabeu. Spain's most successful ever team almost never go a summer without spending big. Last year Toni Kroos and James Rodriguez arrived. The year before that it was Isco and Gareth Bale. The season before that Luka Modric.

The 10-time European champions aren't afraid to sell either, with Mesut Ozil and Angel Di Maria making way over the last couple of years.

So who might Real Madrid be unveiling this summer? And whose been linked with an exit from the Bernabeu? We take a look...


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