Real Madrid are ready to unleash their latest young star Takefusa Kubo after he impressed coaches in training.
Kubo, 18, who signed for Los Blancos
in June for a reported fee of £1.78million, has been practicing at Madrid's pre-season training camp in Montreal.
international has been likened to Vinicius Jr who was signed for £39million last summer and broke into the first-team.
According to AS
, Kubo is likely to feature in the official first-team photos for the upcoming season.
The Spanish paper also report that Barcelona are frustrated at losing a 'once in a generation talent'.
Kubo was on Barcelona's books from the ages of nine to 13 but had to return home when the Spanish club were found guilty of youth transfer breaches and given a transfer ban.
Kubo played 13 matches for FC Tokyo in the 2019 J League season which started in February and scored four goals.
Due to Kubo's upbringing in Barcelona, there is no language barrier for the teenage sensation.