Real Madrid confirm Theo capture

Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of Theo Hernandez from city rivals Atletico Madrid on a six-year contract.

Los Blancos’ official website confirms the defender’s arrival in a deal previous Press reports have put at €24m, the release clause stipulated in his Atletico contract, though other reports put the price at closer to €30m.

Theo, a France youth international also eligible for Spain, made 38 appearances while on loan at Alaves last season while his brother, Lucas Hernandez, remains on the books at Wanda Metropolitano.

Madrid’s official website adds that Theo, 19, will be presented to the media on July 10, following his medical.

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