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17th Oct 2023

Real Madrid send scouts to watch Jobe Bellingham

Real Madrid Bellingham

As if one Bellingham wasn’t enough

One Bellingham could soon become two at Real Madrid after scouts from Los Blancos went to watch Jude’s younger brother Jobe.

The older Bellingham brother has had a phenomenal start to life in the Spanish capital, scoring 10 goals in all competitions and matching Cristiano Ronaldo’s record when he first joined the 14-time European champions.

His younger sibling Jobe is also impressing after he left boyhood club Birmingham City to join Sunderland in the summer. The youngster has scored two goals at club level and has recently been featuring for England Under-19s.

He was the standout player in the 0-0 draw against Montenegro last Wednesday as many compared his ball carrying ability to that of his brother.

Social media weren’t the only ones interested either, with Spanish media outlet El Nacional reporting that scouts from Madrid were in attendance to cast an eye over the 18-year-old.

President Florentino Perez reportedly asked Juni Calafat, his chief scout, to send a team to Montenegro specifically to watch Bellingham Jr.

While Jobe continues to ascend the ladder of his relatively young career, Jude is preparing to line up for Gareth Southgate’s side as they look to secure qualification for Euro 2024.

A draw at minimum would be enough for the Three Lions, who are currently three points ahead of Italy – their opponents at Wembley Stadium.

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