REAL MADRID are considering using their option to recall Martin Odegaard early from his loan spell after his starring role for Real Sociedad this season, according to reports.
The Norwegian appears to have finally found his form after years in the wilderness following a high-profile to move to Los Blancos when he was just 15.
1 Martin Odegaard has been in fine form since joining Real Sociedad on loan this summerCredit: Getty – Contributor
His time in the academy was far from straight forward, but loan spells in the Netherlands with Heerenveen and Vitesse helped secure a move to La Liga giants Sociedad this summer.
Odegaard, 20, has since been in terrific form, scoring twice and assisting once in just six appearances to be named Player of the Month.
No player has also created more chances in the Spanish top-flight so far this season than the Norway International.
And Odegaard's performances have silenced the doubters in Madrid to such an extent that bosses are considering recalling the youngster early, according to Diaro AS.
The winger had joined Sociedad on a two-year loan in the summer but has helped steer the Basque club to within two points of Zinedine Zidane's men.
Madrid, who despite sitting top of La Liga after the opening seven fixtures, have endured a mixed start to the season.
A 3-0 humbling to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League saw Zidane come under fire from fans, with the return of Jose Mourinho mooted.
Odegaard's return could also help take the pressure away from summer signing Eden Hazard, who has struggled since his £150million move from Chelsea.
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Many claimed the Belgian turned up for Real duty overweight, and he was most recently slammed for his disappointing showing in the Madrid derby at Atletico which ended goalless on Saturday night.
Odegaard meanwhile, also reportedly has the option to snub a return to the Spanish capital in favour of a £20m switch to the West Midlands.
Nuno Espirito Santo has been left in awe of the Norwegian’s stunning displays this season and hopes to add him to his ranks at Wolves.