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INSIDER: Real Madrid coach Lopetegui admits he was wrong about Vinicius

Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui is ready to hand Vinicius Junior a debut.

While he has jettisoned the €45m signing to Castilla this season, Lopetegui is now ready to include him in his first team plans.

Indeed, Okdiario's chief pundit Eduardo Inda, speaking on El Chiringuito, revealed Lopetegui has decided to include Vinicius in their coming games.

Inda says Lopetegui recognises he was wrong with his initial treatment of the Brazilian.

"He has seen that a player who has cost 45 million, who has been talked up big in Brazil, cannot play on those tiny fields," said Inda.

"Julen has a virtue, he admits when he screws up," continued Inda. "Vinicius is going to be called for the game in Bilbao ... or for Espanyol. It makes more sense at the Bernabéu against Espanyol."

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