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Real Madrid join Barcelona in race to land Brazilian wonderkid Messinho

The teenager has a host of admirers

The FC Barcelona and Real Madrid Club Badges Photo by Visionhaus

Real Madrid have reportedly joined Barcelona in the race to sign Brazilian wonderkid Estevão Willian - or Messinho as he’s become known.

Barcelona have been linked with the talented teenager for some time now, and Messinho has readily admitted it would be his dream to play for the Catalans.

Yet it seems he’s also now attracted interest from Madrid. Mundo Deportivo report the club have been in touch with Palmeiras to discuss his situation.

Messinho is currently at the Under-17 World Cup with Brazil where he’s been impressing with the national team.

The report also claims that PSG, Chelsea and both Manchester City and United are keen on Messinho who only turned 16 this year.

Yet it’s been Barcelona and Madrid who have been quick to snap up some of Brazil’s best talents in recent seasons.

Rodrygo, Vinicius and Endrick were all linked with Barca before heading to Madrid, while Vitor Roque is thought to have turned down Los Blancos in favor of the Catalan giants.

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