Brazil bid beckons for Guti

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Brazilian side Corinthians are weighing up a move for Real Madrid midfielder Guti - previously linked with Arsenal and Galatasaray - according to reports. The 33-year-old has spent his entire career with the Bernabeu outfit, making more than 360 league appearances, netting 45 times.

However, the veteran was not expected to feature regularly this season following the club's £200 million summer spending spree on Kaka, Cristiano Ronaldo, Xabi Alonso, Alvaro Arbeloa and Raul Albiol.

As a result, the former Spanish international - who has won 15 caps - was linked with moves to Arsenal and Galatasaray, as well as clubs in both Qatar and Vietnam, during the close-season. But a move failed to materialise, after new coach Manuel Pellegrini reassured Guti that he was part of his plans. However, the pair reportedly fell out during the Madridistas' Copa del Rey humiliation at lower-league Alcorcon, with the midfielder subsequently dropped for Real's fixtures with Getafe and AC Milan. And, according to Gol, Sao Paulo giants Corinthians - who have Brazilian legend Ronaldo among their ranks - will attempt to lure him to South America during the January transfer window. The report claims that Corinthians were interested in Guti earlier this summer, along with Galatasaray and the Gunners.