Real up defender search
By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The 34-year-old has made over 400 appearances in his career at the Bernabeu, since joining from Valladolid back in 1989.
Aitkor Karanka and Ivan Campo have already been told by the club that they will be sold, if the right offer comes in for them.
PSV Eindoven defender Kevin Hofland was rumoured to be top of Real's summer shopping list, however the Dutch star has been in indifferent form of late.
The Spanish giants may now turn to either Romanian international Cristian Chivu or Roma's Walter Samuel as a long-term solution for Hierro.