Zinedine Zidane reportedly views the Portugal international, who is also wanted by Barcelona, Chelsea and Manchester United, as the perfect alternative to Luka Modric.
Real Madrid are closing in on a €50 million move for Valencia midfielder Andre Gomes, according to Marca.
Valencia want €65m up front for the 22-year-old but Madrid are looking to pay €50m with another €5-€10m in add-ons.
The report claims that Zinedine Zidane views the Portugal international as the perfect alternative to Luka Modric.
Manchester United, Chelsea and Barcelona are also targeting the midfielder.
Madrid had tried to sign Gomes last summer but Valencia were holding out for €80m at that time.