Malaga are interested in Real Madrid defender Raul Albiol.

Albiol has been frozen out by Real coach Jose Mourinho and told to find a new club.

The summer market shut with the former Valencia defender still on Real's books, but a move away in January is almost certain.

Big-spending Malaga have already struck personal terms with Albiol's camp, says Radio Marca, over a three-year contract ahead of the winter market.

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