The Spanish giants allowed Ronaldo to move to Juventus after nine hugely successful years at the Bernabeu, but they are now lacking firepower up front and have yet to replace the Portuguese superstar.
Colombia centre-back Mina would be signing on a permanent deal for a fee of around £27m while Portugal global Gomes would move on a season-long loan for a fee of around £2m.
That paved the way for Kepa to complete his switch to Chelsea and the Blues made an announcement on Chelseafc.com late on Wednesday night that the 23-year-old has joined the club on a seven-year contract.
Chelsea have completed their third signing of the transfer window, breaking the world record transfer fee for a goalkeeper that was recently set by Liverpool when the Reds purchased Brazil worldwide Alisson Becker.
Chelsea have reportedly agreed to trigger the release clause of Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga ahead of his proposed switch to the club. "They [the fans] will see that I'm going to give my all for Madrid". It was not easy to leave everything I have worked for so many years, the exertion nd the experiences.
He replaced Belgian global Thibaut Courtois who was sold to Real Madrid after pleading to be reunited with his family. Naturally he is happy for me and this move.
I haven't trained a lot at Real Madrid because I badly wanted to come to Chelsea so I didn't do much training.
Speaking at his official unveiling Kovacic revealed how happy he was to seal a move to Stamford Bridge. I realise the game in England is different, but I have been given fantastic references by other Spanish players in this league.
"Of course I know some of the players in the current team from the Spanish national side, even at the World Cup", he said.
But the club has been linked with a new goalkeeper in most recent transfer windows, and tried to sign David De Gea from Manchester United in 2015 only to miss the deadline.