sport news Martin Odegaard to finally get a chance in 's first team

'The Galactico of the new normal': Spanish press predict starring role for Martin Odegaard as he prepares to finally get a chance in 's first team... FIVE YEARS after midfielder joined the club Martin Odegaard looks set to be given a chance in 's first team Zinedine Zidane has included the Norwegian in his plans during pre-season Odegaard, 21, joined the club five years ago but has been out on loan three times Spanish press describe him as 'the Galactico of the new normal' this summer 

By Nathan Salt For Mailonline

Published: 08:30 BST, 1 September 2020 | Updated: 08:33 BST, 1 September 2020


Martin Odegaard is 's 'Galactico of the new normal' in the eyes of the Spanish media as he prepares to finally get a shot at cracking Zinedine Zidane's first team this season. 

The 21-year-old moved to the Spanish capital five years ago from Stromsgodset as one of the most exciting teenagers in world football and it was pronounced on his arrival that he would train with both the first team and the Castilla reserve team. 

He eventually made his first team debut, replacing Cristiano Ronaldo in a 7-3 win over Getafe in May 2015 to become the youngest player to debut in the club's history at 16 years and 157 days old.  

Martin Odegaard tipped to be the 'Galactico of the new normal' for Real Madrid this summer

Martin Odegaard tipped to be the 'Galactico of the new normal' for this summer

Chances at Real Madrid were limited but he showed his class in LaLiga last season for Real Sociedad

He moved to Spain five years ago and initially played under Zinedine Zidane in the reserve team

Odegaard moved to Madrid five years ago and played in the youth team under Zinedine Zidane (right) but three loans, most recently Real Sociedad (left), were needed to develop his game

But he failed to get the opportunities consistently thereafter and having been out on loan at

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