Real Madrid are weighing up a raid on Serie A to strengthen their fullback options.

El Confidencial says Real coach Carlo Ancelotti has lost confidence in Marcelo and is keen to add a new fullback signing to his squad for the coming season.

AC Milan defender Mattia de Sciglio and Matteo Darmian, of Torino, are both under consideration.

De Sciglio has long been a target for Ancelotti, who rates the Milan youngster highly.

Darmian has come to Real's attention after an impressive World Cup campaign in a struggling Italy team.

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