Real Madrid keen on a new striker in January - FCNaija

La Liga By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 12/11/2017

Real Madrid has reportedly decided to sign a new striker for a cut-price fee during the January transfer window.

Los Blancos are currently sitting in the second position eight points behind archrival

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Barcelona in La Liga, while Zinedine Zidane's men look likely to go through to knock out stage of the Champions League as a runner-up to Tottenham Hotspurs.

According to Sport, claims that Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has given go are head for business to take place at the start of 2018 as Spanish giant has failed to convert many of their chances in subsequent matches.

However, it has been suggested that Real Madrid are only looking for attackers who can act as a backup to Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema, who have both struggled this season.

Real Madrid have conducted similar business in the past, with Emmanuel Adebayor spending five months on loan at the Bernabeu in 2011 where he scored seven goals from nine starts and 12 substitute appearances.