Casillas to leave Real Madrid Friday: sponsor

Omar Zaazou, Friday 10 Jul 2015

Casillas is said to be leaving Real despite speculations surrounding his proposed Porto switch

Real Madrid's Iker Casillas looks dejected at the end of their 2014/2015 UEFA Chmapions League second-leg with Juventus (Photo: Reuters)

Veteran goalkeeper Iker Casillas will bid farewell to Real Madrid on Friday ahead of a reported move to Portuguese giants Porto, according to a Los Blancos' sponsor.

Having been linked with a move away from Real amid the club's interest in Man Utd's David De Gea, Casillas finally seems on his way out after the Spanish giants' sponsor bwin said on twitter that the 34-year-old goalie will say goodbye on Friday.

However, the proposed move to Porto – who have reportedly agreed a two-year deal with Casillas – is rumored to be on the verge of falling apart, due to a wage dispute between the Spain international and Real.

According to the newspapers Marca and AS, Casillas – who still has two years remaining on his Real deal – wants the club to pay part of his wages in gross (including pre-tax deductions), something the club isn't quite prepared to.

It remains to be seen what Casillas' fate will be, with Real Madrid believed to be desperate to land in-form keeper De Gea this summer.       

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