Real Madrid are set to finalise the signing of Eder Militao from Porto after reaching a 'complete agreement' on the transfer of the Brazilian defender.
Militao was also linked with Manchester United, but the European champions moved fast to strike a deal which will see them pay the 21-year-old's release clause of
According to AS, Militao will sign a contract lasting until 2025. 10% of the transfer fee will go to Sao Paulo, the club from whom Porto signed him last summer.
Talks between Real Madrid and the player's representatives, who were present at the Bernabeu for the 2-0 win over Sevilla on Saturday, have been ongoing for the past week.
Real Madrid had two reasons to accelerate negotiations. For one, they knew that Chelsea and Manchester United were both interested in Militao. For two, they knew that his release clause would rise to
Militao has played every minute of league action for Porto since September, conceding just six goals in 15 matches. He scored his first goal for the club against Aves earlier this month.