River Plate goalkeeper Augusto Batalla is edging closer to a move to Real Madrid, according to the Argentine club’s president.
Batalla, a member of Argentina’s under-2o side, was the subject of an approach from Real Madrid during the dying hours of the January transfer window. But the La Liga club were unable to complete the deal in time and the goalkeeper remained with River Plate.
However, Madrid have remained in contact with Batalla and appear to be closing in on an agreement which would bring the 18-year-old Argentine to Spain in the summer.
Batalla is considered the best goalkeeping prospect in Argentina and has already won…