However, Carlo Ancelotti could still add one new face to his squad before the transfer window shuts in a couple of days.
Having lost Alonso and Angel Di Maria this week, the Italian may feel he needs to add another midfielder to his squad, despite the options he already has.
Talk of a No. 9 coming—one in particular—always seems to be lingering in the background as well.
The following slides take a look at five players Los Blancos may attempt to bring in before the market closes.