The son of the Arsenal legend signed his first professional contract with Real Madrid

The son of Arsenal legend Jose Antonio Reyes has signed his first professional contract with Real Madrid.

Jose Antonio Reyes Junior has impressed the club with his performances for the B team since joining the academy in 2019.

And he has now put pen to paper on a professional deal – four years after his father’s death.

Jose Antonio Reyes Jr was thrilled to sign his first pro contract with Real Madrid

Reyes | delantero Juvenil B | Real Madrid CF

Reyes Jr, who was part of the Spain squad that reached the U17 Euro semi-finals in May, said: “It’s a very special moment for me.”

“I signed my first professional contract with Real Madrid and I want to thank the club for the trust and my family for the daily support.”

“I will continue to work and I will do my best to go far”, he said.

Arsenal legend Jose Antonio Reyes Sr died in a car accident in 2019.

Arsenal legend's son signs first professional contract for Real Madrid four  years after father's tragic death | The Sun

Reyes Sr. died in a car accident four years ago at just 35 years old.

He died along with his cousin when the Mercedes they were traveling in went off the road and burst into flames near the town where he lived.