By Peter Weis@PeterVicey

Dortmund updates: BVB sign HSV youth talent, Real Madrid have €120 million set aside for Bellingham

The "Hamburger Abendblatt" newspaper reports that Borussia Dortmund have signed young defensive midfield talent Leonardo García Posadas away from the HSV youth academy.

When it comes to the latest news in the Jude Bellingham sweepstakes, Spanish sports daily "Marca" claims that Real Madrid are ready to wrap their acquisition of the young English phenom up.

Spain's "AS" reports that the Spanish Royals have a hefty sum of €120 million set aside for the teenager.
Borussia Dortmund have, according to one source, plucked German youth international Leonardo García Posadas away from the HSV youth academy. The 18-year-old, who has not yet represented his club at senior level, is available to die Schwarzgelben on a free transfer after his current working papers expire at the end of the season. The youngster has developed strongly in the past year, representing Germany seven times at the U17 level and below.

When it comes to a teenage talent Dortmund already possess, Jude Bellingham's future continues to tend toward Real Madrid. Two Spanish sources, "AS" and "Marca", claim that the Spanish capital city side have upped their offer threshold from €100 million to €120 million. This still falls short of the reported €150 million that Dortmund are apparently demanding for the 19-year-old, but might very well serve as sufficient to get the deal done.

Bellingham is said to have decided in favor of Real and would ostensibly like to have his future sorted out as well. "Marca" goes so far as to report that a delegation from the Spanish club will be headed to Germany to wrap up the transfer with both club and player in the coming days. The offer from the Spanish champions could also, per the two papers, rise to €150 million with performance-based bonuses.

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