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Real Madrid are reportedly ready to take up their option on Espanyol centre-back Mario Hermoso in January.
According to Cristina Navarro and Pablo Polo of Marca, Real have the right to re-sign their former youth player for €7.5 million (£6.5 million), and they are preparing to exercise that option sooner rather than later.
This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.
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