Real Madrid club president Florentino Perez have reportedly clashed with coach Zinedine Zidane over the potential signing of Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.
Perez was said to be unhappy with the Frenchman comments that Champions and La Liga holders did not need to strengthen their squad and questioning reports of any deal as Los Blancos are 14 points behind the League leader Barcelona.
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According to El Transistor claiming that Perez is having a disagreement with Zidane over the transfer of Spain international Arrizabalaga as the former Ballon d'or
winner is currently supporting goalkeepers Keylor Navas and Kiko Casilla.
Meanwhile, there reports in Diario AS Kepa may require an operation on the second metatarsal of his right foot and could be out until March, it is still unclear if the goalkeeper will join Madrid this month or not.
Real Madrid host Numancia in the second-leg of Copa del Rey Wednesday after winning the first-leg 3-0 last week.