Madrid, Sep 28 (IANS) Real Madrid on Thursday announced that young Spain football international striker Marco Asensio has extended his stay with the club until the end of June 2023.
The news comes just 24 hours after central defender Rafael Varene agreed a new contract with the club and sees Asensio join the French defender along with Isco, Dani Caarvajal, Marcelo and Marcos Llorente, who have all extended their Real Madrid deals in the past month, reports Xinhua news agency.
Asensio was signed from Mallorca in December 2014 for under 4 million euros and spent the rest of the 2014-15 season on loan at the club, before spending the following year with Espanyol.
However, last season saw him earn a place in the Madrid first team squad and this season the 21-year-old has had an excellent start to the season, scoring four goals and earning a place in the Spanish national team squad.
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