Real Madrid target Vinicius re-signs with Flamengo

Vinicius Junior signed a new deal with Flamengo, but the teenager is still expected to join LaLiga giants Real Madrid.

Real Madrid target Vinicius Junior has signed a new contract with Flamengo, increasing his release clause.

Vinicius, 16, made his professional debut for the Brazilian giants on Saturday, coming on against Atletico Mineiro.

The forward is tipped to join Madrid, with reports in Spain suggesting a deal is done for the teenager to make a €45million move in June 2018.

Flamengo announced a new deal for Vinicius on Monday, with a salary readjustment and increase in his release clause from €30m to €45m.

Vinicius has starred at youth level for Flamengo and for Brazil's Under-17s.

He scored seven goals for his victorious Brazil side in the South American Under-17 championships earlier this year.