Real Madrid set to play friendly on Saturday and 3 more under-radar stories

Real Madrid set to play friendly on Saturday and 3 more under-radar stories
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Real Madrid set to play friendly on Saturday

According to Relevo, Real Madrid's first team will play a training match against Raul's Real Madrid Castilla on Saturday, as per Relevo. At the moment, it's unclear whether the game will be televised.

Kubo to join Real Sociedad on permanent deal

Take Kubo will join Real Sociedad on a permanent deal until 2027, Relevo (5 stars) report. Real Madrid will retain some control over his future.

Terms remain unknown, but the move is expected to be official in the coming days. The Japanese will not travel to the US for the pre-season tour.

Kroos trolls Schalke

"Ed Sheeran has achieved something I rarely see: people left the Schalke stadium happily," Toni Kroos has said on his podcast.

Schalke are one of Germany's bigger clubs but they haven't been enjoying the brightest days, playing in the second division last season.

Mayoral expected to leave

Borja Mayoral has received offers from Celta Vigo and Getafe, according to Marca (4 stars). The striker is expected to leave in search of more minutes.

Source: Tribuna.com