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JESUS VALLEJO TO REPLACE PEPE AT MADRID

Jesús Vallejo posa en una entrevista para AS.

Real Madrid have confirmed their first reinforcement for the 2017/18 LaLiga campaign. This morning it was announced that Jesús Vallejo has been advised to attend Valdebebas and join up with the first team squad in July as Zidane prepares ahead of the new season. The defender is expected to replace Pepe who has confirmed his departure from the Spanish Capital after 10 years of service at the Bernabeu but yet to confirm his destination.

Vallejo spent the last campaign with Bundesliga outfit Eintrach Frankfurt and he’s expected to be joined by another loanee Marcos Llorente who impressed in his season with Deportivo Alaves. his incorporation is expected to be confirmed by Madrid later this week.

During the first half of the season, Vallejo became one of the Bundesliga surprises . Little importance that it will be premiered in the German championship so that a few weeks after its arrival, become a defensive reference of Eintracht Frankfurt.

The two injuries suffered as of February, slowed its progression, but arrived in time to play in the final of the German Cup and now to the championship of Europe sub 21 , equipment in which the central one aims to be titular and to be of the Important championship players.

The contact between Vallejo and the technicians of Real Madrid has been constant throughout the season. He consulted everything and even took homework to improve his technique and defensive movements. In Real Madrid they consider him like one of the players with more desire to learn and to improve of those that have happened in the last years by its control.

What’s more, Vallejo has come to share some moments with the first white template in the process of recovery of the last muscle injury he suffered. He was one more and did not stop learning alongside those who will be his companions from next July.

Official unveiling

Vallejo will also receive an official Santiago Bernabeu presentation upon return form the Euro Under 21 campaign depending on Spain’s progress or upon return from the tour of the US in the month of August.

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