Real Madrid battle PSG and Man City for 14-year-old wonderkid - Romano

Tom Weber
Tom Weber
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2023 18:19 GMT
  • 3 min read
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Several European giants are battling over the signature of 14-year-old wonderkid Gui Ruck, according to Fabrizio Romano.

Regarded as one of the brightest prospects in world football, the Real Valladolid teenager is someone truly worthy of the wonderkid tag. In 2019, became the youngest football player to pen a sponsorship contract with Adidas and his performances have left many a scout stunned.

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The Brazilian moved to Portugal with his family in 2017 and has been on a veritable odyssey ever since, initially joining local club Vitoria Guimaraes before being snapped up by Braga and then Porto. Eventually, the youngster joined an affiliate of Atletico Madrid before again moving and heading to Ronaldo Nazario's Real Valladolid in 2022.

The young midfielder is out of contract in 2024 and has several elite clubs battling it out for his signature, with all of them keen to tie down one of the most exciting talents in football, according to Fabrizio Romano.

What did Romano say?

Speaking on his YouTube channel, the transfer expert said of Ruck: "A very big opportunity on the market, he is considered one of the best talents born in 2009, so he's still a kid, a wonderkid because many important clubs are tracking him and following him."

"But, at the moment, from what I'm hearing, Real Madrid are following this boy, are showing interest, are sending their people to follow him, to see his progress. In the recent months, Real Madrid have always been tracking him."

"Also Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City, so City Group it's better to say, have sent their people to keep an eye on Gui Ruck because it's a big opportunity to sign one of the best 2009-born talents around on a free transfer, just for a compensation to Real Valladolid, in the summer transfer window."

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