Atletico’s Theo Hernandez passes medical with Real Madrid

first_imgDefender Theo Hernandez, currently on loan at Alaves from Athletico Madrid, passed a medical with record European football champions Real Madrid, according to Spanish media reports on Monday.The 19-year-old left-back passed the checkup successfully without any problems, reports Efe.According to the reports, the Marseille-born defender will continue his career wearing the Real Madrid jersey.He has a 24 million euros ($26.2 million) clause which Real Madrid are set to pay to Atletico at the end of the season, making him the first signing of the 2017-18 season.The player and the club hope to announce the move officially after the Copa del Rey final between Alaves and Barcelona on May 27.last_img


Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia to Make Joint Bid to Host 2030 World Cup

first_imgSOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The leaders of four Balkan countries say they will make a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup.The prime ministers of Bulgaria, Greece and Romania and the president of Serbia say their countries will make an official bid to host the soccer event in stadiums across the four countries.The idea was announced on the sidelines of a regional meeting in the Black Sea resort of Varna.Although the 2030 contest is not officially open, South American soccer leaders are already promoting a three-way centenary bid by Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, which was the original World Cup host in 1930.Also, English soccer officials have launched a feasibility study into bidding in partnership with Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland.TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img