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Real Madrid sign Theo Hernandez from Atletico

Real Madrid have reached an agreement to sign full-back Theo Hernandez from city rivals Atletico Madrid on a six-year deal, subject to a medical.

The 19-year-old, whose brother Lucas Hernandez plays for Atleti, impressed during a loan spell with Copa del Rey finalists Alaves last season.

Hernandez was under contract until 2021 with Atletico but, in a statement, the club said the French youngster rejected "several" offers to renew terms, along with advances from other European clubs.

"[Hernandez was] stating repeatedly his firm desire to play for Real Madrid," the statement read.

Atletico, through a statement posted on its official website, said: "Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid have reached an agreement for the transfer of Theo Hernández The defender, who played last season on loan at Deportivo Alaves, and who joined our Academy in the summer of 2008, at the age of 11 years."

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