The number of Dutch players at the Bernabeu could decrease from six to zero, as they have all been made available for transfer...
According to El Mundo Deportivo, Valdano has already told Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Royston Drenthe, Wesley Sneijder, Rafael Van Der Vaart, Arjen Robben and Ruud Van Nistelrooy that they can leave the club if an acceptable offer is received.
Out of the six, Huntelaar has come closest to an exit, but appears to have turned down Stuttgart's contract offer at the last minute. Manchester United remain interested in his services.
It was a similar story with Royston Drenthe, who looked set for a move to Fiorentina, before La Viola pulled out of the deal.
Wesley Sneijder, meanwhile, is being tracked by Chelsea, while Los Merengues are still trying to use any one of Sneijder, Van Der Vaart or Robben in their bid to bring Xabi Alonso to the Bernabeu.
Finally, Ruud Van Nistelrooy is also yet to find a new club, with potential suitors like Blackburn Rovers having been put off by his wage demands.
Arjun Miglani, Goal.com