Marca says the Norwegian international has sensationally requested to leave the Spanish giants.
Having shone with Real Sociedad last season and being recalled early by Los Blancos, his lack of minutes under Zinedine Zidane has been a huge source of frustration for the player, and he isn't willing to put up with it any longer.
After Odegaard was ruled out of the Copa del Rey tie with Alcoyano, it appeared as though the writing was on the wall for the gifted playmaker.
Over the course of the entire 2020/21 season to this point, Odegaard has been on the pitch for a paltry total of 367 minutes, which has forced him to demand a new loan move.
Zidane wants to retain the former Heerenveen star due to the shortage of central players in attacking areas within his squad, yet that appears more as an act of crisis-planning than a real desire to use Odegaard's talent.