Theo Hernández played on Sunday at Santiago Bernabéu with Alavés. The left back made a good performance but his team couldn’t get any point from Madrid. However, he will return to Bernabéu sooner than expected, because Los Blancos will pay his release clause.
The Spanish newspaper MARCA has published today that Florentino Pérez will pay his release clause at the end of the season. Therefore, Los Blancos will pay €24M to Atlético Madrid, because the player is currently on loan. This could mean the start of a battle between the two Madrid clubs.
Atlético Madrid gave on loan Theo Hernández, but they wanted to bring him back next year to Madrid. He should be Filipe Luis’ replacement and the future of the club. His brother, Lucas Hernández, is currently playing with Atlético Madrid and his father is a former player of the Rojiblancos.
Florentino Pérez was very quick and, according to this newspaper, they already have and agreement with Theo Hernández. Real Madrid don’t have to negotiate with Atlético Madrid, because they can pay the release clause and the taxes. Theo Hernández would be the perfect replacement for Marcelo and a good player for the future.
Theo Hernández is currently enjoying his first season in La Liga. He’s been one of the best players of Alavés, together with Marcos Llorente, on loan from Real Madrid. Theo is a very offensive left back with the opportunity to arrive to the goal very easily. So far, he’s played 29 games in La Liga and Copa del Rey, and he will play the final of the competition against FC Barcelona.
This transfer could trigger a new was between Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid. Los Blancos didn’t want to negotiate for Agüero, Falcao or Giménez, because they didn’t want to bother the neighbour. However, this truce has ended with the signing of Theo Hernández.