You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

Real Madrid nearing deal for Brazilian teenager

IANS logoIANS 07-05-2017

The Spanish giants have offered Vinicius Junior's club Flamengo 45 million euros ($49.4 million) to bring the striker to Europe this summer, according to Globo Esporte.

The report added that both clubs have agreed in principal to the move.

Vinicius Junior, who has yet to make his first team debut for Flamengo, is tied to the Rio de Janeiro outfit until 2019 and has a $30 million release clause written into his contract, reports Xinhua news agency.

The 16-year-old has made 19 appearances for Brazil's national under-17 team and scored 17 goals.

Barcelona, Chelsea and Manchester United have also been linked to the forward.

image beaconimage beaconimage beacon