Real Madrid have agreed to a deal to sign Espanyol goalkeeper Kiko Casilla.
Casilla, who came through the youth ranks at Real, is returning to the Bernabeu in a €6 million transfer eight years after leaving Los Blancos to join Espanyol.
The 28-year-old is set to sign a five-year contract.
Espanyol president Joan Collet, who had turned down a €4m offer from Real last week, announced the deal had been reached on Friday after several weeks of negotiations.
"We have reached an agreement with...
Espanyol coach Sergio Gonzalez will be sad to see goalkeeper Kiko Casilla leave but believes the player should not turn down a potential move to Real Madrid this summer.
The Spanish giants must reinforce their back line following the departure of Iker Casillas to Porto, and Spanish sports newspaper AS reported on Thursday that 28-year-old Casilla is on the verge of joining Real, his former youth club, in a €6 million deal.
Espanyol turned down a €4m bid from Real last week for Casilla,...
Espanyol have told Real Madrid they must increase their €4 million offer for goalkeeper Kiko Casilla if they are to sign him.
With Iker Casillas having left for Porto on Saturday and Keylor Navas sidelined by injury, Real have only third choice Pacheco and Castilla youngster Ruben Yanez available to play in goal.
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"I said a few days ago that I hadn't negotiated with Madrid," Espanyol president Joan Collet told his club's official website.
"They called me afterwards and we rejected a €4...
Espanyol president Joan Collet has said his club have rejected a bid from Real Madrid for goalkeeper Kiko Casilla.
Madrid are seeking a replacement for club captain Iker Casillas, who is expected to join to Porto, and although Manchester United's David De Gea remains their number one target, it appears Casilla is also on their radar.