Real Madrid on Wednesday confirmed what was already an open secret by announcing the signing of Atletico Madrid left-back Theo Hernandez.
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The 19-year-old, who shot to fame during his loan spell at Alaves last season, joins Real Madrid for a fee of 28 million euros plus two more depending on objectives.
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He has agreed a six-year deal with the European champions and will be presented at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium at 19:30 hours on Monday evening.
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Theo’s signing for Madrid has caused controversy given that Atletico and Real Madrid had a ‘non-aggression’ agreement which Real Madrid broke in order to sign him, although they have finally agreed to pay more than the 24 million euros buyout clause he had with Atletico.
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The players is thought to have travelled to Madrid to undergo a medical test with Real Madrid in early May, although the club say on their website he will have another before his presentation.