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Vinícius Jr Bound For Real Valladolid?

Real Valladolid owner Ronaldo revealed on Thursday that he is interested in securing a loan deal for teenage forward Vinícius Júnior.

However, the legendary striker admitted that he doesn’t expect Valladolid’s rivals and reigning European champions to accept his request.


“He [Vinícius] is a great talent and Madrid are lucky to have him,” the 42-year-old former Real Madrid player told Desayunos Deportivos. “He is going to be a great player, without a doubt. I would love to have him at Valladolid. I made a request but it’s unlikely that they will make such a good player available to us.”

Vinícius has made eight appearances across all competitions for Real Madrid since joining the club in July. The 18-year-old Brazilian made his first Champions League start in the team’s 3-0 loss to CSKA Moscow at the on Tuesday.

Ronaldo bought a 51 per cent stake in Real Valladolid in September.

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