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Barcelona beat Real Madrid to Fabian Luzzi - report

The youngster is highly-rated

RC Celta de Vigo v FC Barcelona - La Liga Photo by Jose Manuel Alvarez/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

Barcelona have reportedly beaten off competition from Real Madrid to land Rayo Vallecano starlet Fabian Luzzi.

According to Onda Cero, the youngster rejected a pretty decent offer from Rayo and instead has signed a “long-term contract” with the Catalan giants.

Real Madrid and Atletico had both previously been said to be interested in Luzzi, according to ESPN. However, they lost interest “once they saw how much Barca were prepared to offer the Spain youth international.”

Luzzi is still only 16 and yet to make his senior debut but has been a regular in first-team training with the team this season.

He was also named on the bench for their Copa del Rey fixtures against Barakaldo and Villarreal earlier this year.

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