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Who is the American soccer star that Real Madrid and Barcelona are pursuing?

Two of the greatest soccer teams in the world are closely following one of the greatest promises of the United States men's national soccer team

Giovanni Reyna
Giovanni Reyna

In the last hours news has emerged that the biggest teams on Spanish football, Real Madrid and Barcelona, have both set their eyes on an American gem. The player they are following is the young star of only 17 years, Giovanni Reyna, who currently plays at Borussia Dortmund and has emerged from the New York City FC academy.

The Dortmund footballer continues to increase his level game after game. He has had a stellar performance in the 4-0 win over Freiburg last weekend in Bundesliga. On that game, he had delivered 3 assists, drawning even more attention from the La Liga Spanish teams.

Real Madrid is actively monitoring Reyna, and will be watching how he develops for the club and the country during the 2020-21 season. The same will happen with many talented youngsters of the same age that are been examinad by the scouting department of the club. If Reyna is finally brought, he would be the first American player to wear the Real Madrid shirt.

FC Barcelona wants to take Reyna to Catalunya to continue rearming its squad after the arrival of Ronald Koeman as coach. Upon arriving at Lionel Messi's club, Reyna would be a partner of Sergiño Dest and Konrad de la Fuente, two teammates of him at the US national team. It is not news that Barcelona is interested in American players since they posses many academies in North America. 

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