Real Madrid is currently fourth in the Spanish La Liga and eight points behind rival and leader Barcelona. Former club president Ramon Calderon believes there are deeper problems.
David Luiz, the Brazilian center back, looks set to leave Chelsea after falling out with Antonio Conte. The Italian has promoted Andreas Christensen to first-choice center-back.
Chelsea is already 11 points behind Manchester City after drawing with Liverpool on Saturday. Conte was left frustrated after missing out on key targets in the summer.
Jose Mourinho has left Henrikh Mkhitaryan out of his squad for the past two games and has frequently criticized the Armenian midfielder.