Real are known for going under the radar and signing some hidden gems.
The reports in England and Spain suggested that Real Madrid are monitoring Velez Sarsfield midfielder Maximo Perrone.
The 18-year-old’s contract at Velez is set to expire at the end of the 2021/22 campaign. He has been touted as one of the brightest young prospects in Argentina.
Perrone has represented Argentina at Under-16 winning 7 caps.
His impressive performances this season have apparently caught the eye of some of Europe’s big clubs.
Real Madrid are looking to sign a midfielder and have identified the 18-year-old as potential transfer target. They have built a reputation for recruiting young talent from within South America, predominantly targeting those with sell-on value and immense potential.
The Spanish giants will have funds to spend in the market and it will be interesting to see how they approach the summer transfer window.
Maximo Perrone has the talent to play many roles in midfield.
According to the report,”Velez Sarsfield midfielder Maximo Perrone is interesting Real Madrid. The 18 year-old prospect is being watched by Real as he impresses in Velez’s reserve-team. Tied to Velez until 2022, Perrone is a player the Argentine giants wish to keep hold of this year. For the moment, Real are maintaining a watching brief on Perrone.”
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Real will have to present a really enticing offer to bring Velez to the negotiating table. Real Madrid have the resources to tempt them but it will be interesting to see if they are willing to overpay for the player.
Good signing for Real Madrid?
It is smart from the club to invest in younger players, rather than splashing out big money on experienced players with no resale value.
Maximo Perrone is still quite young and he will only get better with experience. He would be a good long term investment for Real Madrid.
Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Madrid.
It will be interesting to see whether Real Madrid will make their move during the summer transfer window.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.