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Report: Odegaard to Sign with Real Madrid

  • AS, Thursday, January 8, 2015 1:21 PM

AS on Thursday reported that Real Madrid would pay four million euros ($4.7 million) to sign highly rated 16-year-old Martin Odegaard from Norwegian club Stromsgodset. The youngster arrived in Madrid on Tuesday to complete the move and was at the Vicente Calderon on Wednesday to witness Real’a 2-0 loss to Atletico Madrid in the Spanish King’s Cup round of 16 first-leg. According to the report, the asking price for the Norway international has not risen to an excessive level because the player’s contract is up at the end of June, so Stromgodset wanted to cash in while it still can. Norwegian press reports claim that Odegaard will wear the No. 16 shirt.

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