In accordance to the newest reviews from Spain, Real Madrid have crushed Barcelona within the race for the highly-rated River Plate midfielder Exequiel Palacios.

It’s nothing new the arch-rivals compete on a number of fronts, not solely on the sector. The 2 La Liga heavyweights have been concerned in quite a few switch sagas prior to now, with the final one regarding Exequiel Palacios.

The 20-year-old midfielder has imposed himself as some of the promising children in South America throughout a previous few seasons. Solely this 12 months, Palacios has been one of many essential gamers which have led River Plate to the Copa Libertadores remaining.

The Spanish information outlet, Sport, have reported Los Blancos have just about secured the participant’s signature in entrance of Barca’s noses.

Exequiel Palacios – River Plate’s midfield gem

Exequiel Palacios’ rise to stardom has been excellent. The midfielder shuttles everywhere in the pitch along with his darting runs and relentless urgent. No marvel the largest golf equipment in Europe are preventing to signal him. Unimaginable prospect. pic.twitter.com/GV70Vb6fFN

— EiF Video (@EiF_Highlights) November 1, 2018

With Luka Modric’s departure more and more possible, Real Madrid should discover a appropriate alternative, and the Palacios appears to be their first alternative.

In the meantime, the Catalans have been monitoring the scenario for some time, however the reigning European champions allegedly made decisive steps in direction of the conclusion of the deal.

Palacios ought to arrive on the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on the finish of the season, with Real reportedly splashed out 20 million to persuade Los Millonarios to give a inexperienced gentle.