Real Madrid Target Palacios could Face them in Club World Cup for River Plate

Madrid, With River Plate winning the Copa

Libertadores, Exequiel Palacios could now face Real Madrid in the

Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi, UAE before eventually going on to join


The 20-year-old’s fine displays in River’s midfield has captured

the attention of top European clubs and Madrid are on course to sign


Whether he does come in January or in the summer, a

potential game in the final of the Club World Cup would be the perfect

stage for him to show that he has what it takes to succeed at the


With the Copa Libertadores final in Madrid, it has given

Palacios an opportunity to see Real’s facilities at Valdebebas and play

at the Bernabeu.

He was quiet in the first half against Boca Juniors, but came out

of his shell after the break following the introduction of Quintero. River

played better and with that Palacios showed what he can do.

Palacios was involved in Pratto’s equaliser and from then on he

did well as River controlled the game, the Spanish MARCA newspaper


Source: Oman News Agency