With over half the squad on the exit ramp or out of contract, the club could wait for developments in April to take action for next season.

Things could change drastically at Real Madrid this summer, with the potential overhaul could wipe out all the recent legacy created by the Spanish giants in recent memory.

Reports in Spain indicate that the fate of many players will be determined by the outcome of their upcoming games in both the Cup and in the UEFA Champions League. The fact that many players are due to end their contracts this summer is behind this decision, especially if a rebuilding process has to begin for the Spanish giants.

As things stand, seven first-team players will see the end of their deals, most of them key to their gllory days in the Champions League. Luka Modric, Karim Benzema, Toni Kroos, Nacho, Marco Asensio, Dani Ceballos, and Mariano Díaz will all see the end of their deals with Los Blancos, and out of them, the club has only spoken to Benzema about a contract extension. 

The feeling within the club is that now could be the time to let some of their historic players leave, especially if their ties against Barcelona in the Copa del Rey and Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League do not work out. To make it even more adequate at this point, this could also be a good chance to bid farewell to some of the team's outcasts, a list that includes Alvaro Odriozola, Jesús Vallejo, and even Eden Hazard.

With that in mind, Real Madrid could be saying goodbye to ten players, a massive overhaul for any team, but one for the ages in club's history. This stance by the club could mean that almost half their current squad (23 players) could leave the club, most of them without even leaving any money for the club to spend on reinforcements.

Real Madrid's transfer activity has been limited in past years due to the ongoing upgrade to Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. The only major move for Los Blancos had to do with Aurelién Tchouameni's signing, since David Alaba and Antonio Rudiger were signed on free transfers. With that in mind, Real Madrid could face a major spending spree this summer to turn things around, the only thing left to figure out will be how many players it will involve if the club ends the season without any more trophies.