Join Real Madrid, Theo Hernandez Want to Learn from Marcelo
France’s wing-back, Theo Hernandez, has officially joined Real Madrid. He also wants to learn a lot from Marcelo who has the same position with him, the left back.
Hernandez has left Atletico Madrid and joined Real Madrid with a transfer of 26 million euros. The 19-year-old was contracted for the next six years.
At Santiago Bernabeu, Hernandez will be a spare tire Marcelo. It did not matter to players who last season had loaned to Alaves.
“Marcelo is the best wing defender in the world and what I will do is work hard, follow his lead, and try to get a few minutes to play,” Hernandez said as reported by Soccerway.
“All the players in Madrid will act as role models because they all have experience, all I will do is follow Marcelo’s footsteps and try to grow day by day next to him.”
Hernandez lured Real Madrid after an impressive display on loan at Atletico to Alaves in the 2016-2017 season. He even successfully brought Alaves into the Copa Del Rey final before losing to Barcelona.
“Marcelo is my role model for being the world’s best wing defender in the future,” Hernandez added.
Reject Arsenal, Arda Turan Ready Fight in Barcelona International player Turkey Arda turan wants to fight for his place under the new superior Ernesto Valverde and has no intention of leaving Camp Nou.
Agent Arda Turan insists the Turkish midfielder will commit to his contract in Barcelona lasting until 2020.
The 30-year-old joined Barca from Atletico Madrid in July 2015, but after his debut was postponed for six months as the Catalan giants were undergoing a player signing ban, he failed to immediately patent a regular spot.
Arda scored 13 goals in 30 appearances last season, including a hat-trick in the Champions League against Borussia Monchengladbach, although he was limited to just 14 appearances as a starter in La Liga.
Arsenal have been linked with his services, but Arda’s agent, Ahmet Bulut, insists the player refused to move to England and wants to fight for his place under new Barca boss Ernesto Valverde.
“Arda will stay at Barca,” Bulut told NTV Spor, reiterating the commitment he held firmly in June, “he has three years left on his contract.”
“He will join the training camp which will start on July 12th. Nothing new about this. ”
Arda Turan came to Barcelona under Luis Enrique on July 6, 2015 with an expensive bandrol of 34 million Euros.
He made a total of 30 appearances in various events last season for Barca, scoring 13 goals and 7 assists.
While overall he has 55 appearances for the Catalan giants so far, packing 15 goals and 11 assists for a year and a half at Camp Nou.