Real Madrid C. F. have confirmed the signing of the Croatia International wonderkid Mateo Kovacic from Italian side, Inter Milan .
— Real Madrid C. F. (@realmadrid) August 18, 2015
Before stepping out onto the pitch at the Santiago Bernabéu and talking to the media Kovacic will need to pass a formality of undergoing a medical, meaning he will be unveiled this Wednesday 19 August at 1pm in the presidential box at the Santiago Bernabéu.
“Real Madrid and Inter have agreed to the transfer of Mateo Kovacic,” a statement on Madrid’s website read. “He will remain at the club for the next six seasons.”
The Los Blancos have splashed €35 million to sign the 21-year-old Kovacic who signed a six-year contract with Real Madrid. An interesting fact is that Kovacic will join another Croat at Real Madrid lockeroom, Luka Modric another player from Dinamo Zagreb with whom he’s playing for the Croatia National Football team.