Real Madrid‘s embarrassing loss in El Clasico against a mostly Messi-less Barcelona team exposed some of the serious personnel problems manager Rafael Benitez has. With the January transfer window just around the corner, perhaps it’s time to open up the checkbook again and try to bring in another bona fide superstar to help improve Real Madrid’s La Liga chances.
Real are currently six points down in the Liga BBVA standings after that loss, but there is plenty of time to make a late run.
Plenty of stars have already been targeted for transfer throughout such as Chelsea megastar Eden Hazard and Juventus ace Paul Pogba, and Real Madrid should make a concerted effort to make sure they don’t let one of those gems get away before having a say.
Here is a look at five players Rafa Benitez absolutely must try to sign this summer in order to get his team back on track.
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