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REAL MADRID

Real turn summer transfer profit

Despite a potential transfer ban hanging over the club, Madrid had a quiet window - one that saw them register a negative net outlay.

Real turn summer transfer profit
Jesús Aguilera

Real Madrid have come out of the latest transfer window 3.5 million euros better off, having recorded a summer profit for the third time in the last five years.

Income from departures outweighs fee paid for Morata

With the re-purchase of Álvaro Morata Real's only transfer outlay, the sales of Jesé Rodríguez, Denis Cheryshev and Álvaro Medrán for 25 million, 7 million and 1.5 million, respectively, have left Los Blancos with a negative net spend.

That doesn't mean there are no further fresh faces in Zinedine Zidane's first-team squad, however: Marco Asensio and Fabio Coentrao have returned from loan spells, while Castilla striker Mariano Díaz has been promoted to the senior set-up.

Jesé's summer switch to Paris Saint-Germain helped Real make a 3.5-million-euro profit in this summer's transfer window.

Real are one of 11 LaLiga clubs to have spent less than they made during the window - something they also managed in 2012 and 2014. Barcelona and Atlético Madrid, meanwhile, posted respective losses of 91.1 million and 50 million.

Low-key summer despite possible transfer ban

Madrid's quiet summer on the transfer front comes in spite of the ongoing threat of a FIFA registration ban over the next two windows - although they do have January-recall options on out-on-loan players such as Diego Llorente at Málaga...