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Barcelona and Real Madrid on the lookout for Hugo Sotelo

Julian Araujo

It seems that Celta Vigo has another young talent in Hugo Sotelo. He caught the attention of Barcelona and Real Madrid, according to Spanish journalist Oscar Mendez. Sotelo is one of the few players from Celta Vigo to attract interest from high-profile clubs. The 18-year-old Spanish prodigy has a release clause of €20 million, and if any club wants to sign him, they will have to trigger it.

It’s great to hear that Hugo Sotelo has been with Celta Vigo for over a decade and made progress in his career. Making his first-team debut at just 19 years old is certainly an achievement to be proud of. It will be interesting to see if he can continue to develop and potentially secure a move to a high-profile club like Barcelona or Real Madrid.

Sotelo has caught the eye of Barcelona and Real Madrid due to his performances for Celta Vigo’s reserve team. The young midfielder has been a standout performer in the Spanish third tier and has shown great potential to develop into a top-class player. Both Barcelona and Real Madrid are known for their focus on developing young talents. It’s not surprising that they are keeping tabs on Sotelo’s progress.

Will Barcelona and Real Madrid try to get Sotelo for the next season?

It remains to see whether either Barcelona or Real Madrid will make a move for Sotelo. However, with his release clause reportedly set at €20 million, it could be an affordable investment for either club. Considering the potential upside of signing a player with his talent and potential.

Barcelona has been adopting a youth-centric approach due to financial constraints. However, Real Madrid has also been prioritizing young talents in recent years to plan for a smooth transition from one generation to the next. It will be interesting to see which club can secure the services of these promising young players in the future.

Given Barcelona’s current financial situation, it may be difficult for them to pay the full €20 million release clause for Sotelo. However, the club has been known to negotiate with other teams for installment payments or player exchanges in the past. So they may explore alternative options to secure the young starlet’s services.

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