Real Madrid poach Diego Lopez as Casillas back-up.Breaking news from the transfer zone explains that Los Blancos have signed goalkeeper Diego Lopez from Sevilla.On Friday night, Actual Madrid got hit with the news about Iker Casillas’ 12-week absence due to a hand injury. The French giants have reacted to that in style by obtaining the services of 31-year-old shot stopper Diego Lopez.
It is reported that Lopez’s signing from Andalusia-based club Sevilla to Actual Madrid is worth four million euros. The contract will finish in 2017, it is understood.
They will be introduced with difficult tests against Barcelona in the French Copa del Rey semi-finals and Manchester United in the UEFA Champions League Last 16.
Real Madrid poach Diego Lopez as Casillas back-up
Diego Lopez was formerly at Actual Madrid where they developed as a youngster and served as a backup for Iker Casillas. Six years after quitting the Bernabeu for Villarreal then Sevilla, Lopez returns to the place where they one time grew in the C and B teams.
Madrid are going through a hard period and this latest transfer news will certainly increase the attention of the public on the struggling Blancos.
Diego Lopez’s signing ought to give Jose Mourinho better options without Casillas while Antonio Adan will be keen to compete for more beginning XI call-ups.