Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of Japanese forward, Takefusa Kubo.
This is coming after the Los Blancos unveiled forward, Eden Hazard, on Thursday. The La Liga giants disclosed this in a statement posted on the club’s official website on Friday.
Kubo, who is 18 years old, will be part of Madrid’s ‘Castilla’ team for next season.
The statement read:
“Takefusa Kubo (04/06/2001, Kanagawa, Japan) will come in to strengthen the Castilla ranks next season. The top level of the madridista academy are set to get their hands on one of the most promising youngsters in world football. A technically gifted and hugely talented attacking midfielder, he possess wonderful vision, quick feet and has an eye for goal.
“At just 18 years of age, Kubo has already made his full Japan international debut (on the 9th of June against El Salvador). The Asian star joins the Whites from FC Tokyo, in Japan’s First Division, where he has made 13 appearances in the league in 2019 (4 goals) and 3 in the League Cup (1 goal).”