âIt is a model we have always used at Madrid, not only in the so-called galÃ¡ctico era,â Perez told The Times. âWe have always had Di StÃ©fanos [the world's top players], Amancios [the best Spanish players] and RaÃºls [quality players from the lower ranks]. And it makes sense financially â [Zinedine] Zidane was a cheap signing as his arrival allowed new commercial deals and new arrivals. It is a model that feeds itself. We donât have rich people to put money into the club.â
Real plan to spend â¬300 million (about Â£262 million) and will try to do in one summer what normally would take three years, by getting two superstars and assembling a star-studded squad.