Asier Illarramendi has made the switch back to Real Soviedad, just two years after leaving the club for Real Madrid.
Illarramendi signed a six-year deal with Real Sociedad and will be unveiled later today, after passing a medical.
A statement on Sociedad’s website read: “Real Sociedad and Real Madrid have reached an agreement for the transfer of Asier Illarramendi to our club.
“The Mutriku player has passed his medical review in Gipuzkoa Polyclinic and then formalised its agreement in the office of Anoeta. He has signed for six seasons.”