BREAKING: Real Madrid sign new 'Messi' Takefusa Kubo

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 14/06/2019

Real Madrid has completed the signing of the Japanese starlet Takefusa Kubo dubbed as new  'Messi' from FC Tokyo, according to various report in the media. 

The attacking midfielder signed a six-year contract, Los Blancos paid €2 million for the former Barcelona youth player.

Kubo spent four seasons with Blaugrana’s La Masia youth academy but had to leave the club in 2015 when Barcelona was sanctioned for signing underage players illegally.

Kubo recently turned 18 and can sign a professional contract with clubs in Europe, he scored six goals across 30 appearances for Tokyo FC.

The young lad will play with Castilla under the orders of Raul Gonzalez.