By Nathan Salt For Mailonline
Published: 08:30 BST, 1 September 2020 | Updated: 08:33 BST, 1 September 2020
Martin Odegaard is Real Madrid'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
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