Real Madrid has signed Japanese ‘Messi’, Takefusa Kubo to the squad as they describe him as “one of the most promising young players in the world”.
A deal for the 18-year-old has been agreed between Madrid and Tokyo FC for two million euros and the player himself will earn one million euros per season.
“Takefusa Kubo will come in to strengthen the Castilla ranks next season,” La Liga side Real said in a statement on their website.
“A technically gifted and hugely talented attacking midfielder, he possess wonderful vision, quick feet and has an eye for goal.”
According to Marca, the Japanese youngster dubbed ‘Japanese Messi’ is expected to pen a six-year deal with the club where he will play with Castilla under the orders of Raul Gonzalez.