Report: Italian giants join Arsenal and Chelsea in race to sign wonder kid Borja Mayoral

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane celebrates with the trophy after winning the UEFA Champions League

Borja Mayoral burst on to the scene at Real Madrid following the appointment of Zinedine Zidane.


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TALKSPORT are reporting that Arsenal and Chelsea have been joined in the race to sign Real Madrid wonderkid Borja Mayoral by Italian giants Juventus.

The teenage Spanish sensation has only recently turned 19, and is one of Europe's hottest properties. He made six appearances for Los Blancos during this past season and the youth coaches at Madrid have likened the youngster to the great Raul.

Frank De Boer - Barcelona tackles Raul - Real MadridReal Madrid legend Raul

talkSPORT claim that both Arsenal and Chelsea have been tracking Mayoral since January, and their scouts have returned with glowing reports. Italian sports publication Tuttosport are suggesting, however, that Juventus have joined the running for the young Spaniard.

Football Soccer - Juventus v Milan - Italian Cup Final - Olympic stadium, Rome, Italy - 21/05/16Juventus may look to bring Mayoral in on a deal similar to the one that saw Alvaro Morata move to Turin

Mayoral has only recently signed a contract with Real, keeping him at the Bernabeu until 2021, and talkSPORT suggest they are unlikely to allow him to leave on a permanent basis. It is being reported, though, that Juventus are confident of brokering a deal similar to the one that saw Alvaro Morata make the move to Turin two years ago.

If Mayoral were to move to either English club, it is unlikely he would receive much game time with the wealth of attacking talent that would be ahead of him in the pecking order, so maybe a move to the Italian Champions would be a better suit, with Morata's likely exit freeing up a spot in Juve's attacking line.

Real Madrid coach Zinedine ZidaneReal Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane will be unlikely to let Mayoral leave on a permanent basis



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