Real Madrid Transfer News Now: Porto Defender, Éder Militão becomes Zinedine Zidane's first signing after Real Madrid return
Real Madrid secured the signing of a highly-rated young defender from Porto for €50 million (£43m/$57m). A statement on the club's official website regarding Real Madrid Transfer News said: "Real Madrid and FC Porto have agreed on the transfer of the defender Eder Militao, who will be linked to the club during the next six seasons, until June 30, 2025. Militao becomes the first signing made during Zinedine Zidane’s second reign for Spanish Giant. The 21-year-old defender will join the club next season. Danilo was the last player to move from Porto to the Spanish Capital.
Zidane rejoined Real Madrid officially as manager this week following the sacking of Solari. Los Blancos trying to strengthen their squad in the summer transfer window after an awful season that is likely finished without a trophy. The club already started taking action after an early exit in the Champions League, La Liga, and Spanish Cup.
Militao made a total of 34 appearances for Porto this season netting three goals along with the two assist and impressive defensive stats shows the footballing ability and personality to play for a team like Real Madrid.
Already at the age of 21, he has made a single appearance for Brazil National Team and can play at defensive midfield, center back and full back.
Top clubs like Manchester United and Liverpool were repeatedly linked with the young defender before Real Madrid sealed the deal.
Reports in Spain claim that Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, Eriksen and Eden Hazard are on the list of Real Madrid Transfer news this summer.
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