But at the top of the Real Madrid boss’s wishlist is believed to be Kante, who they see as the heir Casemiro.
Real had presviously been hesitant on signing the Chelsea ace as the price tag attached was too steep.
But with Kante out of contract in 2023 and the current transfer market making players cheaper, conditions would be more favourable to make a bid.
Chelsea return to action on Saturday when they take on Southampton in the Premier League (3pm).
Meanwhile, United will look to bounce back against Newcastle at the same time after their 6-1 defeat to Tottenham before the international break.
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