'He's a baller, way above the rest' - Endrick eager to link up with Kylian Mbappe at Real Madrid when he completes transfer to Santiago Bernabeu in 2024

  • Endrick excited to play alongside Mbappe
  • Called Mbappe a 'baller'
  • Mbappe could join Real Madrid next season

WHAT HAPPENED? Real Madrid agreed on a deal with Brazilian giants Palmeiras to sign Endrick in 2022 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 in 2024, once he turns 18.

While there is still a year left before Endrick will head to Spain, the Brazilian is already excited about the thought of playing alongside stars like Vinicius Jr. next season. He is also eager to link up with Paris Saint-Germain forward Mbappe, who has been tipped to join Los Blancos on a free transfer after his contract at Parc des Princes expires.

WHAT THEY SAID: Speaking to L’Équipe, Endrick said: "Playing with Vini and Mbappe would be wonderful. They’re both spectacular and I would be really happy to play with such big players. He’s (Mbappe) a baller. He is way above the rest. He is decisive, spectacular, super fast, and he dribbles better now."

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THE BIGGER PICTURE: Mbappe was closely linked with a move to Real Madrid once again this summer after he informed PSG that he won't extend his stay at the club beyond the 2023-24 season. Mbappe, though, ended up staying in Paris and it has been reported that the French giants are trying to tie him down to fresh terms.


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WHAT NEXT? Endrick could be next seen in action when Palmeiras face Goias in the Brazilian Serie A on September 15.