REAL MADRID SIGN THE CAPTAIN OF BARCELONA’S YOUTH TEAM.

Real Madrid are serious about wanting to build a winning project at Castilla, and that is coming at the expense of Barcelona own ambitions for their youth teams.

As 433sports have already reported, Sergio Arribas, Miguel Gutierrez, Antonio Blanco and Marvin Park will all continue to move between the first team and Castilla next season, but another new arrival has landed.

Jaume Jardi, 19, has become the latest to arrive in the capital having been the captain of Barcelona’s youth team but being out of contract since June 30.

The teenager came through at Barcelona but is now on the books at Real Madrid, who haven’t had to pay a single cent to sign him.

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Jaume Jardi was Barcelona’s top scorer last season at youth level, scoring nine times and assisting three more.

Real Madrid have also completed the signing of Javier Villar, 18, who is the younger brother of Roma’s impressive Gonzalo Villar and had been wanted by Serie A champions Inter.