By: AP | Madrid | Published: January 21, 2020 12:30:41 pm
Reinier, who turned 18 on Sunday, is the third Brazilian teen signed by Madrid in recent seasons. (Source: AP) Real Madrid has signed an 18-year-old playmaker Reinier from Brazilian club Flamengo. Madrid said Monday the talented Brazilian midfielder is joining the club on a contract until June 2026. The Spanish club said Reinier will initially play with its “B” team.
He will arrive in Madrid after playing with Brazil’s under-23 squad in qualifying for the 2020 Olympics. The qualifying tournament ends in early February.
Financial details were not immediately made available, but Brazilian and Spanish media said Reinier’s transfer from Flamengo was worth more than 30 million euros ($33.2 million).