Martin Odegaard, the Norwegian teenager who made headlines when he signed for Real Madrid in January 2015, has now been sent on loan to Eredivisie side Heerenveen for the remainder of the season.
As reported by Goal.com, the 18-year-old has struggled to break into Zinedine Zidane's first team at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and the decision has been made to give Odegaard some competitive experience.
The attacking midfielder has mainly been in Los Blancos' reserve side, Castilla, since arriving in the Spanish capital, but he did make his debut in May 2015 in the final fixture of the season, becoming the club's youngest ever player at
Heerenveen seal loan deal for Real Madrid wonderkid Odegaard https://t.co/gRJjEdjUaB— Goal (@goal) January 9, 2017
Dutch side Heerenveen confirmed the loan deal and are expected to give the