The race to sign Palmeiras teenager Endrick is on.
Endrick turns 18 in July 2024, and he cannot officially join a European club until then, but teams are jostling for position in the meantime.
The 16-year-old has scored three goals in seven appearances for Palmeiras in the 2022 Serie A season.
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Real Madrid are closing in on a deal worth €70million for Palmeiras teenager Endrick with personal terms agreed, according to Fabrizio Romano.
Madrid are in the final stages with the talented left-footed Brazilian striker with contracts discussed and they hope to complete the deal this month.
Romano claims that Paris Saint-Germain have withdrawn from the race despite a €58m offer a few days ago. Chelsea were previously interested too.
– Package worth more than €70m;
– Personal terms agreed with player;
– Contracts/documents discussed;
– Plan to seal the deal soon.
Real Madrid are closing in on Endrick deal as revealed yesterday, matter of final steps
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano)
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