Madrid: Real Madrid signed the 18-year-old playmaker Reinier from Brazilian club Flamengo, Madrid said on 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.
Reinier, who turned 18 on Sunday, is the third Brazilian teen signed by Madrid in recent seasons, following Vinícius Júnior and Rodrygo. Vinícius Júnior also played for Flamengo, while Rodrygo was signed from Santos.