La Liga giants Actual Madrid have confirmed that highly-regarded Porto defender Eder Militao is ready to hitch the membership this summer season.
Militao, a 21-year-old centre-half, solely made the transfer to Europe final summer season, from his residence nation of Brazil.
After arising by way of the youth ranks of Sao Paulo, Portuguese giants Porto agreed to fork over four million Euro to safe Militao’s signature in August.
And the younger stopper has since gone on to majorly impress for the Dragoes.
Regardless of his tender years, Militao has already established himself as first-choice below Porto boss Sérgio Conceição.
Thus far within the marketing campaign, the stopper, who may also play at right-back and even in defensive midfield when required, has began in 20 of Porto’s 25 Liga Nos outings, in addition to 7 of the membership’s eight Champions League group stage fixtures.
As well as, he was handed his first cap for Brazil by Tite again in September.
Liverpool vs Manchester United
As such, the mixture of poise, stature and room for progress possessed by Militao have unsurprisingly already seen the Selecao starlet linked with a transfer to one in all European soccer’s heavyweights.
Each Manchester United and Liverpool had been named as suitors of the stopper over current months, with Portuguese outlet Report having gone so far as to say that Jurgen Klopp had labelled Militao’s signing ‘a precedence’.
Actual Madrid sure
However, as was made official this morning, the giants of the Premier League have missed out on Militao’s signature.
The stopper has put pen-to-paper on a contract with Spanish giants Actual Madrid, which is able to see him make the transfer to the Bernabeu in the summertime.
Los Blancos have activated Militao’s 50 million Euro launch clause.
As per an official assertion on the membership’s web site:
‘Actual Madrid CF and FC Porto have agreed the switch of the participant Eder Militao, who will likely be linked to the membership through the subsequent six seasons, till June 30, 2025.’
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Militao comes as Zinedine Zidane’s first signing, following his return to Actual on Monday.
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