Real Madrid seem to be seriously weighing up a move for former Arsenal goalkeeper, David Ospina.

Napoli's Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina (L) reacted while being treated for a hand injury during the Italian Serie A football match between Hellas Verona and Napoli on March 13, 2022 at the Marcantonio-Bentegodi stadium in Verona. (Photo by Miguel MEDINA / AFP)
Napoli’s Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina (L) reacted while being treated for a hand injury during the Italian Serie A football match between Hellas Verona and Napoli on March 13, 2022 at the Marcantonio-Bentegodi stadium in Verona. (Photo by Miguel MEDINA / AFP)

Now 33, David Ospina is out of contract with Napoli this summer and Carlo Ancelotti is said to want to reunite with him in Spain.

Ospina moved to Napoli on loan in 2018 and then in a permanent deal in 2019 (£3.15m).

He has made 103 appearances, keeping 39 cleansheets.

Ancelotti, now at Real Madrid, managed Ospina during his time at Napoli, playing the keeper 27 times. That was apparently enough to convince him that, for free, Ospina could do a job at the Bernabeu.

Ospina spent four years at Arsenal after moving from OGC Nice for £3.6m, making 70 appearances, keeping 27 cleansheets, conceding 76, nearly decapitating around three players and almost killing himself a few times, too.

The Colombian arrived at Arsenal after an amazing World Cup but struggled to adapt to life in the Premier League with most fans happy to see the back of him in 2018.

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