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Theo Hernandez passes Real Madrid medical ahead of move from Atleti - report

Theo passes Real Madrid medical ahead of move from Atleti - report

08/05/2017 at 13:17Updated 08/05/2017 at 14:28

Atletico Madrid full-back Theo Hernandez has successfully completed a medical at cross-city Real Madrid, according to reports in Spain.

Marca states Los Blancos have matched the €24m buyout clause for the 19-year-old, who has enjoyed a successful season-long loan spell at Alaves.

The left-back reportedly underwent a successful medical examination at la Clínica Sanitas - La Moraleja in Madrid on Monday morning ahead of the move, which is set to be announced after the Copa del Rey final between Alaves and Barcelona.

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The move looks set to end the so-called ‘non-aggression pact’ between the two Madrid clubs, who reportedly had a gentleman’s agreement not to sign players from each other.

Such is the timing of the report, two days in advance of Atleti’s second leg of their Champions League semi-final against Real, it has provoked scepticism from Los Rojiblancos fans.

The France youth international, whose brother Lucas recently signed a new long-term deal with Atletico, has also reportedly attracted interest from Barcelona.

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