The Real Madrid Academy often produces talented players who can develop into star players.
But unfortunately the opportunity to play at Real Madrid is very difficult to come by, so many players have actually achieved success at other clubs.
The following is a summary of 90MiN regarding eight Real Madrid academy players who have been successful at other clubs.
Parejo is a talented product of Real Madrid’s academy, but unfortunately he didn’t get many opportunities to play at the club.
In his professional career, Parejo shone a lot with Valencia, where he was captain at the club.
In 2020, Parejo joined Villarreal on a free transfer and he is still able to show good performance on the field.
Pablo Sarabia is a former Real Madrid academy player who in recent years has shown his rays with Sevilla.
Now, Sarabia plays for Paris Saint-Germain, and is able to put on a satisfying performance at this wealthy club.
Saul Niguez is a talented Spanish winger. Although he is better known as an Atletico player, it turns out that Saul had some time defending the Real Madrid youth team, he moved to Atletico in 2008.
Until now, Saul Niguez still plays at Atletico Madrid. He has shown very rapid development at the club, and has become a key player in Diego Simeone’s team.
Kiko Casilla is a talented goalkeeper who is able to show his strength in La Liga, especially with Espanyol.
In early 2019, Casilla signed a contract at Leeds United. And until now he is still strengthening the English club.
Callejon is a former Real Madrid academy player who also broke into the senior team there. After several years playing for Real Madrid’s senior team, Callejon then played for Napoli.
At the club, he continued to be a key player, until in 2020, Callejon agreed to a deal with Fiorentina.
Reguilon struggled to find playing time at Real Madrid. In the 2019/20 season, Reguilon was loaned to Sevilla. There he could impress and help Sevilla win the Europa League title.
His brilliant performance with Sevilla made Tottenham Hotspur attracted. He also finally joined Tottenham Hotspur in the 2020/21 season on a five-year contract.
Currently, he is one of the mainstay players in Jose Mourinho’s team in the 2020/21 season.
After venturing into many big clubs, including the Real Madrid senior team, Morata played for Juventus starting September 2020.
At Juventus today, Morata is getting better playing time than when he was at Real Madrid.
After playing both at Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund, in mid-2020 Serie A team Inter Milan announced Hakimi’s arrival on a five-year contract.
At Inter Milan, Hakimi developed into one of the best full-backs in Serie A.