Football News: After the sale of Cristiano Ronaldo this season Madrid has made their first major attacking signing this season.
Mariano returns to his old club from Lyon.
Last season Mariano left Madrid and joined the Ligue 1 side for €8million,this season the Spanish side brought back their man for €36million.
Along with Madrid Sevilla were also planning to rope in the 25 year old back to La Liga but they fell through to sign him when Madrid triggered their option to buy emerged.
Now he has signed a five years deal with the Spanish capital side and he will be presented on Friday in Bernabeu in front of the fans.
In the recent
past the Lyon president Aulas was talking about the Mariano’s move to Madrid was imminent this season.
He voiced: "Mariano told us that he absolutely wanted to leave, the offer from Sevilla arrived without being solicited,"
"Keeping a player against his will is a bad preparation for a healthy season.
"With Sevilla, we found an agreement but then Real Madrid came and had an option to buy. We did not think they were going to use it, but they did it yesterday morning."