Deportivo loan Real Madrid player

Deportivo La Coruna have completed a season-long loan deal for Real Madrid midfielder Federico Valverde, it has been confirmed.

The 18-year-old joined Madrid from Uruguayan giants Penarol for €5m in 2015 and scored three goals in 30 appearances for Real’s Castilla team last campaign.

“Federicio Valverde will wear the Depor jersey for the 2017-18 campaign after the agreement reached with Real Madrid, a loan deal with no option to buy,” read a Deportivo club statement.

Valverde recently represented Uruguay at the Under-20 World Cup in South Korea, winning the Silver Ball award.