Real Madrid have signed Japanese teenager Takefusa Kubo – describing him as “one of the most promising young players in the world”.
The midfielder will join Real Madrid Castilla, the club’s reserve team.
Kubo, 18, is on duty at the Copa America with Japan, for whom he made his international debut on 9 June against El Salvador.
Madrid will pay 2m euros (£1.78m) to Japanese top-flight side FC Tokyo for the player, reports Marca.
The Spanish giants are also reported to have offered the teenager a five-year contract worth 1m euros (£890,000) a year.
Real Madrid described Kubo as “an attacking midfielder with excellent technique and great vision for the game”.
He has played 13 times for FC Tokyo in 2019, scoring four goals.