Bayern Munich defender Lucio has confirmed that he is interested in joining Real Madrid this summer.
The Brazilian centre-back has revealed that he intends to leave the Allianz Arena at the end of the season, with Real his preferred destination.
“It’s definite that I am seeking to leave and my first is to play for Real Madrid or an important Italian team,” he said.
“The moment has come for me to leave Bayern and I want to face a new challenge, either in Spain or Italy.
“I have enjoyed four excellent years at Bayern but there comes a time as a professional when you want to experience new sensations, most of all when you are not so young anymore.
“I think that this is the right moment to do that.”