Atletico Madrid teenager Lucas Hernandez signs new deal

Atletico Madrid teenager Lucas Hernandez has signed a new deal with the Liga club until 2019.

The French centre-back, 19, who joined Atleti’s youth set-up as an 11-year-old in 2007, has made just one appearance for the first team – as a late substitute in their 4-1 victory at Athletic Bilbao last season.

Lucas can also play at left-back and has represented his country at Under-19 level.

He had two years left on his previous deal, but has extended his stay with Diego Simeone’s men for an additional two years.