Last week here on Bleacher Report we took a look at Real Madrid's iconic No. 7 Cristiano Ronaldo and the teams who are rich enough to sign him should he ever cast glances away from the Santiago Bernabeu.
After that particular piece provoked much discussion both amongst Real Madrid fans and supporters of other clubs, this follow up should similarly spark debate—who could the Spanish side replace him with?
Of course, after selling one of the best footballers in the world it's not a mere matter of "replacing" them. Elite players have their own skill set, technical and mental, which can rarely be directly exchanged.
But Real would of course move on as a club, bring in another player to be successful and continue their own progress.
It's worth noting that these are not linked players, just a look at positional similarities or who could do a great job for Real Madrid from a similar area of the pitch as Cristiano Ronaldo now occupies.