Report: Inter Miami beat Real Madrid to sign Argentine Exequiel Palacios

Exequiel Palacios - River Plate


Inter Miami have already signed three highly-rated young players from South America, and the 2020 MLS expansion club are reportedly not done yet. 

According to TNT Sports LA, Miami are set for their biggest splash yet, signing highly-rated Argentine midfielder Exequiel Palacios from River Plate. Palacios was set to join Real Madrid this summer, though a deal fell through and he was also linked with Arsenal.

A 20-year-old central midfielder, Palacios already has two appearances for the Argentine national team and has played 59 games for River Plate. He is among the highest-rated prospects in his country. 

Inter have already signed Matias Pellegrini, Julian Carranza and Christian Makoun as they prepare for their first MLS season.