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Real Madrid re-sign Dominican Republic striker Mariano Diaz from Lyon

Real Madrid re-sign Dominican Republic striker Mariano Diaz from Lyon

- Los Blancos have re-signed Mariano Diaz from Lyon

- The 25-year-old made only eight appearances under Zidane

- The Dominican Republic attacker had a fine season in Ligue 1

European champions Real Madrid have re-signed striker Mariano Diaz from Ligue 1 side Olympique Lyonnais.

Los Blancos who sold the forward to the French side for just €8million in a five-year deal under former manager Zinedine Zidane have now bought him back.

Present coach, Julen Lopetegui triggered the buy-back clause which is reportedly to be a fee around €33m.

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The 25-year-old will be unveiled this Friday, August 31, in the honor box of the Santiago Bernabéu stadium.

Subsequently, the Dominican Republic will step on the lawn of the Santiago Bernabéu with the Real Madrid jersey and will attend the media in the press room.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported Sergio Ramos has equaled Lionel Messi's goalscoring record in La Liga when he scored in Real Madrid's comeback victory as Los Blancos came from behind to beat Girona 4-1 on Sunday evening.

The 32-year-old scored a 39th-minute penalty after the Catalan side had taken a surprise lead through Borja Garcia.

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