Brazilian youngster, Lucas Silva has joined Spanish giants, Real Madrid from Cruzeiro on a five-and-a-half-year deal. The 21-year old has featured for Brazil at the U-20 and U-21 level previously. He is said to have been on Arsenal‘s wishlist also but the Brazilian chose a move to Spain.
A press statement by Real Madrid on Friday announced his signing. It read:
“Real Madrid and Cruzeiro have reached an agreement for the transfer of the player Lucas Silva, who has signed for the club until June 30, 2020.
“The player will be presented on Monday, January 26, at 13:00CET at the Santiago Bernabeu, after undergoing a medical examination.
“Later, Lucas Silva will go out on to the turf of the Bernabeu with the shirt of Real Madrid and meet the media in the press room.”
Good buy for Madrid?