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Iker Casillas wants to play out Real Madrid contract

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There are strong rumors in Spain indicating that Real Madrid would be interested in signing one goalkeeper out of David De Gea and Bernd Leno this summer, and Iker Casillas' situation would not change Real Madrid's decision if those reports are to be believed. Some could think that Casillas would be willing to leave the Spanish capital if strong keepers like Leno or De Gea sign for Real Madrid, but COPE are reporting that the Spanish captain wants to end his contract with Los Blancos -- it expires in 2017 --.

These tweets translate like this:

Right now, Iker Casillas wants to end his contract with Real Madrid until 2017 and then play in the US. Casillas has no intention of leaving Madrid unless the club decides to fire him and terminate his contract. Casillas knows Real Madrid have asked about De Gea and Leno, but wants to end his contract anyway.

This basically means that Casillas is not going to give up this easily on a starting spot for Real Madrid, something that would make the atmosphere around the club's goalkeeper a bit tense. Considering that David De Gea is reportedly unwilling to join Real Madrid if Casillas stays -- he thinks that their fight for a spot would not be clean --, Los Blancos will be forced to make a decision sooner rather than later.

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