De Tomas who is a forward had spent the vast majority of his senior Real Madrid career out on loan.
Raul de Tomas
Real Madrid forward, Raul de Tomas will be announced as a Benfica player today after completing a €25 million move, according to Marca.
De Tomas had spent the vast majority of his senior Real Madrid career out on loan.
He had also impressed most recently during a two-year spell at Rayo Vallecano, scoring 38 goals in 66 league games.
Benfica will make De Tomas their most lucrative summer signing so far.
Real Madrid want to sell some of their fringe players to fund major deals as manager Zinedine Zidane looks to rebuild his team for the new season.
The Santiago Bernabeu outfit had already acquired Chelsea’s most priced asset, Eden Hazard this summer.