Real Madrid target Vinicius re-signs with Flamengo

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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 EUR45million move in June 2018.

Flamengo announced a new deal for Vinicius on Monday, with a salary readjustment and increase in his release clause from EUR30m to EUR45m.

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.