Real Madrid signs Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva

2015-01-24 09:17

Real Madrid has reached a deal to sign midfielder Lucas Silva from Brazilian club Cruzeiro on a long-term contract.

Madrid said yesterday that Lucas Silva had signed a contract tying him to the European champions until June 30 2020.

The 21-year-old midfielder will be presented at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium on Monday “after undergoing the relevant medical examination.”

Madrid did not disclose the transfer fee, but Spanish media reports said the club agreed to pay €13 million (R166m) for the player.

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