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Iker Casillas and Real Madrid to re-open negotiations today

Both parts will try to find an agreement which ends with Casillas playing for FC Porto.

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Iker Casillas wants to leave. Real Madrid want Casillas to leave. That alone should mean that they should reach an agreement on the keeper's settlement in order for Casillas to join FC Porto, but it all fell apart on Thursday night when the deal was about to be official. Club sources told Managing Madrid that Florentino Pérez is so angry that he will not be the one negotiating anymore, leaving CEO José Ángel Sánchez as the man in charge.

Still, both Casillas and Real Madrid hope to reach some kind of agreement today, but both parts have enough reasons not to keep their hopes alive.

Casillas could travel with his teammates to Australia this Sunday, and De Gea might not be willing to sign for Real Madrid if he's with the club. Still, Real Madrid would be willing to sign Espanyol goalkeeper Kiko Casilla anyway and make Casillas the third choice for the spot behind Keylor Navas and the new signing, according to several reports from Spain.

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