Wednesday’s revelation that Real Madrid could make a summer swoop for Asmir Begovic only reinforces what we already know: The Primera Division leaders would prefer to revamp their goalkeeping situation ahead of next season.
According to the Telegraph, Madrid are hoping to prise Begovic from Premier League side Stoke City after the World Cup, where the 26-year-old will be representing Bosnia-Herzegovina. The reported fee is £15 million, which hardly seems exorbitant for a player who could end up tending the nets for six or seven seasons.
However, Madrid have other options as well. In the following slides, we’ll examine five (actually six) potential goalkeepers who could end up backstopping Los Blancos in 2014-15.