Real Madrid are pondering bids for Lille defender Lucas Digne and Marseille centre-back Nicolas N’Koulou, according to Marca.
Los Blancos have faced a genuine defensive headache after Marcelo, Fabio Coentrao and Alvaro Arbeloa all picked up injuries while on international duty.
This has seen Michael Essien deputize at left-back, but with this hardly being a perfect solution, Jose Mourinho could decide to address the problem in the January transfer window.
Marca understands that los Merengues are closely following Lucas Digne and Nicolas N’koulou.
The Lille full-back has enjoyed a bright start to the season, but the problem is Manchester United and Chelsea have already shown interest in his services.
Nonetheless, given that he is just 19, Digne would be a perfect addition to the squad at Santiago Bernabeu.
Real Madrid are also considering a bid for Marseille centre-back Nicolas N’Koulou, who was recently linked with AC Milan.