Reinier – ranked fourth on the Goal’s NxGn 2020 list of the best Best young talents in world football. He joined Madrid from Flamengo in January 2020 and spent the rest of the 2019/20 season with the club’s Castilla squad.
Leverkusen are interested in the signing of Reinier
Real Madrid have opened negotiations with Bayer Leverkusen over the loan of 18-year-old Brazilian prodigy Reinier. With the Bundesliga club potentially looking for a replacement for Chelsea-linked Kai Havertz. Reinier – ranked fourth on the Goal’s NxGn 2020 list of the best Best young talents in world football. He joined Madrid from Flamengo in January 2020 and spent the rest of the 2019/20 season with the club’s Castilla squad. For the next season, however, the Liga club are looking to provide him with more exposure in the first team and sees the transfer to the Bundesliga on loan as ideal for his development. Indeed, Leverkusen may well lose star man Havertz in the summer. With Chelsea talking with a Germany international looking to move to Stamford Bridge.
€100m for Kai Havertz
The Blues have yet to reach a final royalty agreement with Peter Bosz’s side. However, as Leverkusen holds on for a figure in the region of €100m (£90m/$111m), while Chelsea are hoping to negotiate a lower fee. Seeing Havertz, who was one of the Bundesliga stars in the 2019-20 campaign, would be a significant blow to leave the club. Although the arrival of Reinier would be something of a coup. The youngster is seen as one of the future stars and helped Flamengo win the Brazilian title in 2019. While he was also part of their successful Copa Libertadores squad. He made a big move to Madrid in January 2020. Although he has not yet been fully integrated into the first team. Instead, he played three matches for the Castilian side, scoring two goals and claiming one assist.
If they finalize the signing of the Reinier’s loan, Leverkusen could also offer him European football, with Bosz’s side qualifying for the Europa League after finishing fifth in the table. Madrid believes that moving to Germany will provide an excellent tactical and technical experience for Reinier. Who at just 18 years old had little experience outside of Brazil. Where he spent his youth careers with the likes of Vasco, Botafogo, and Fluminense before joining Flamengo in the 2014 year. Real Valladolid, which have legendary Brazilian striker Ronaldo as their majority owner. They have also been interested in an interim deal for the midfielder. However, it looks like Leverkusen now intends to win the race for his signature.