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Diarra agrees big-money Madrid move

Portsmouth midfielder Lassana Diarra has agreed to join Real Madrid in January and will undergo a medical on Monday.

Pompey agreed a deal with the Spanish giants for the 23-year-old midfielder earlier this week, with the fee reported to be in the region of £20million.

The France international, who was also interesting Manchester City, is expected to sign a four-and-a-half-year contract if there are no problems with the medical.