WATCH: Future Real Madrid star Endrick targeted by vicious high tackle in Palmeiras' goalless draw with Corinthians

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  • Endrick targeted with dangerous challenge
  • Will join Real Madrid in 2024
  • Palmeiras held to a goalless draw by Corinthians

WHAT HAPPENED? Palmeiras were held to a goalless draw by Corinthians in a Brazilian league clash on Sunday. Towards the end of the game, Corinthians' Maycon de Andrade Barberan was sent off with a double booking for a dangerous high tackle on Endrick's knees while the Brazilian was on the move.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: Endrick came on as a substitute for Palmeiras replacing Rony in the 86th minute of the game. Palmeiras are currently second in the Brazilian league, 10 points behind league leaders Botafogo.

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WHAT NEXT? Real Madrid agreed on a deal with Palmeiras to sign Endrick last year after Los Blancos agreed to pay the player's €60 million (£52m/$64m) release clause, with €35m due upfront and a further €25m in add-ons. The youngster will join the Spanish giants once he turns 18 in 2024.