Santos have confirmed that they’ve requested Actual Madrid whether or not they can preserve maintain of Los Blancos-bound Rodrygo till the top of 2019.

The Brazilian midfielder signed for the reigning Champions League holders final June, however FIFA laws prevented him from transferring to Spain till after his 18th birthday.


It was agreed on the time that he would due to this fact stay at Santos till this summer time, however now the Brazil membership’s president has revealed he has requested Madrid representatives whether or not they may delay his transfer to the Santiago Bernabeu.

Talking to Brazilian channel TV Gazeta (by way of ​Diario AS), Jose Carlos Peres stated: “We have put within the request to ​Real Madrid and we’re ready for his or her ideas.

“It is nonetheless somewhat early, however we did it now to be on the protected aspect.”

Final month, new Santos coach and former Argentina supervisor Jorge Sampaoli expressed his perception that he felt the younger starlet would help his growth if he remained at Urbano Caldeira Stadium.

Talking at his unveiling, Sampaoli stated (by way of ​Sport): “I believe that, for the nice of his profession, it might be finest if Rodrygo spent a pair extra years establishing himself right here.

“For his good and for mine; it is lower than me although.”


The midfielder has but to link-up together with his new supervisor at Santos as he at the moment finds himself on worldwide responsibility with the Brazil U20 aspect forward of the start of the South American Below-20 Championship on Thursday. ​


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