Rafael Obrador: Real Madrid beat rival Barcelona for teenage sensation's signature

Rafael Obrador: Real Madrid beat rival Barcelona for teenage sensation's signature

- Rafael Obrador has completed a four-year move to Real Madrid from Real Mallorca

- The 16-year-old was also on Barcelona's radar but Los Blancos triumphed in their chase for him

- Los Blancos did not spend any money during this transfer window, the first in 40 years

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Spanish League giants Real Madrid have beaten rivals Barcelona to the signing of Rafael Obrador from Real Mallorca.

The 16-year-old left-back sparked up a transfer war between the top European clubs but Los Blancos got better of their competitors.

Reports claim that the teenage sensation is one of the most talented youngsters in Spanish football and could go far.

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SunSport quoting Marca reports that Madrid have been watching the defender for some years now but decided to sign him after it became evident that Barca are also interested.

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Rafael Obrador: Real Madrid beat rival Barcelona for teenage sensation's signature

Rafael Obrador in action for Real Mallorca's first team. Getty Images.
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He is expected to join the club's academy with the aim of breaking through into their first team in a matter of months.

Obrador made his debut for Mallorca in their 2-2 draw against Osasuna last summer but he has now penned a four-year deal with the La Liga champions.

The Sun reports that this is the first time Los Blancos will not be spending money in the transfer window in the last 40 years.

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Meanwhile, they are eyeing a move for Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe who is ready to leave the French giants in 2021.

The Ligue 1 champions are willing to entertain a deal in the range of £111m and £91 for the forward as his contract enters the final 12 months of his deal.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo's relationship with Sergio Ramos appears to have fallen apart since the 35-year-old parted ways with Real Madrid for Juventus in 2018.

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The Portugal international left the Santiago Bernabeu in a deal valued around £99 million after ending his nine-year reign with Los Blancos two years back.

Despite combining forced to win three back-to-back Champions League titles for the Galacticos, reports reveal the legendary players have neither contacted nor spoken to each other in two years.

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