In an official statement, Madrid announced that Kubo, 19, will spend the entire 2020-21 season at Villarreal.
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— Real Madrid C.F. (34🏆) (@realmadrid) August 10, 2020
At Villarreal, Kubo can experience European football after the club qualified for the Europa League.
Attacking midfielder Kubo made 35 appearances (23 starts) in La Liga for Mallorca with a return of four goals and four assists.