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By the time the Real Madrid have decided not to make any major signing in the winter market. But this position does not prevent the club to keep moving in order to enhance its quarry. And in recent weeks the merengue directives have been mobilized to tie one of the finest pearls of South American football, the Uruguayan Rodrigo Betancur. The player has caught the attention of Real Madrid after playing more than twenty games for his team, Boca Juniors. So Real Madrid have moved to sign the player and he has been anticipated as a potential candidate to join the Santiago Bernabeu soon. Thus, accoeding to the newspaper Marca, negotiations have intensified in the last hours and the five-year agreement could be closed next week in about 10 million euros, which would make the Uruguayan one of the most expensive juvenile the history.
One of the big issues that remains to be defined in this operation is where Betancur will end the season. The legendary Argentine club seeks to obtain their assignment until the month of July, so that the midfielder can continue his training at the club. However, Real Madrid would prefer him to travel to Spain to join the Castilla as early as possible. In the white club they are aware that all South American talent need some time to adapt to European football and therefore they call for the player’s immediate incorporation. Hence there is now a small war between the two parties, but in any case these differences should not prevent Betancur from becoming the new ‘wonder boy’ at Los Blancos. Real Madrid is already equipped with some young cracks ready to fill the place of their senior legends. One such example is Martin Odegaard, the young Norwegian is currently representing the reserves however holds the record for being the youngest debutant of the club. Being the richest club in the world, Real Madrid have never hesitated to sign some bright stars that really could carry the club’s legacy.