Report: Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane wants to sign Watford's Adalberto Penaranda

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Adalberto Penaranda is reportedly being courted by Spanish giants Real Madrid.

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According to reports from Spanish publication Diariogol, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is keen on securing the services of Watford youngster Adalberto Penaranda this summer.

Watford announced the signing of Penaranda from Italian club Udinese back in the January transfer window of last season, for a fee believed to be in the region of around £8 million, and following the completion of the transfer, the youngster was drafted out on loan to La Liga side Granada on a two-year deal.

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The agreement had been put into place mainly due to the fact that Watford’s owners, the Pozzo family, were major shareholders at Granada as well.

However, the Pozzo family recently sold Granada to Chinese firm Link International Sports and it had been reported by Spanish publication AS that Watford are now planning to cut the teenager’s spell at the Spanish side short, with the player also keen on a return to Vicarage Road.

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In surprising reports emerging out of Spain though, revelations can be made that European Champions Real Madrid are currently considering a move for Penaranda.

According to Spanish publication Diariogol, Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is a keen admirer of Penaranda’s abilities and the Frenchman is weighing up a move for the Venezuelan international at the moment.

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