Puerto Rico has received rare soccer attention as Real Madrid signs Jeremy de Leon, who was born there.
Real Madrid has reached an agreement with Castellon for the signing of De Leon (19 years old). De Leon is a winger whose contract expires on June 30, 2024 and becomes just the second Puerto Rican in the history of the esteemed club.
He’s the first one to pull on the shirt of Los Blancos in this century, but for now, he will link up with Real Madrid Castilla, their development team.
As Radio Castellon reported last Wednesday, the Albinegre team at first rejected the offer, but the refusal of De Leon to extend his contract ‘forced’ them to negotiate an agreement.
This ensures that they will get some money before he walks away from the club permanently. So, the leaders of Real Madrid and the leader of the second group of the First RFEF quickly reached an agreement to close the signing.
Castilla and the winter market
The departure of Peter arrival of Jeremy de Leon are the two movements that Castilla will make in this winter market.
On the one hand, they are looking for the progression of a homegrown player playing in the First Division and, on the other hand, they are bringing in a young player, with a lot of room for progress and experience in the category.
The aim is to bring the first reserve team closer to repeating the back-to-back promotion campaigns. If they accomplish this then they will return to the Segunda Division, the second highest level of Spanish football.
Given the situation in which he found himself due to his refusal to renew his contract, Castellon decided to reduce the winger’s participation in recent matches but now he has the opportunity to demonstrate what he showed off last season.
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