Deal done: Real Madrid bank €16m from attacker’s sale and still retain 25% of ace’s rights

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Sevilla officially announced the signing of attacking midfielder Oscar Rodriguez from Real Madrid last night, with the Andalusian outfit reporting that the ace has penned a five-year deal.

The playmaker spent the last two seasons out on loan at Leganes, with the Spaniard making a real name for himself with some fine performances in the 19/20 campaign although the side were relegated.

Goal actually report that Los Blancos have been pretty smart in negotiating the deal as they’ve sold Oscar for an immediate €16m, but will retain 25% of the promising 22-year-old’s rights.

Oscar was one of Leganes’ few brights sparks last season, with the attacking midfielder scoring nine goals and chipping in with two assists.

The former Spain Under-21s star primarily plays as a central attacking midfielder but also has considerable experience being deployed on either wing.

With the ace joining a high-flying side that are coming off a 4th place finish in La Liga and a Europa League triumph, the decision to retain a quarter of the ace’s rights by Madrid could be very smart.

This decision could net the La Liga champions a solid windfall down the line, or even possibly be used to re-sign the ace in a cut-price deal.

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