Renato Corsi revealed a transfer to send River Plate midfielder Exequiel Palacios, 20, to Real Madrid is at an advanced stage.
The Club World Cup might have brought defeat to Al Ain but River Plate boss Marcelo Gallardo knows his team have gone down in history.
Copa Libertadores winners River Plate capped a wonderful 2018 by hammering Kashima Antlers to claim third place in the Club World Cup.
River Plate's Enzo Perez failed from 12 yards to send Al Ain through to the Club World Cup final after the last-four clash had ended 2-2.
After upstaging bitter rivals Boca Juniors for a fourth Copa Libertadores crown, River Plate were drawn in Group A for the 2019 edition.
Real Madrid are favourites to win another Club World Cup, but River Plate and their mercurial playmaker Juan Quintero may have other ideas.
Five days after losing the Copa Libertadores final to River Plate, Boca Juniors have announced the departure of their coach.
Reported Real Madrid target Mauro Icardi watched the Superclasico in Spain, yet Inter boss Luciano Spalletti insisted there was no issue.
River Plate's players will forever be remembered for beating Boca Juniors to win a fourth Copa Libertadores title, says Leonardo Ponzio.
After winning the Copa Libertadores, River Plate defender Jonatan Maidana is eager to face Real Madrid.