Martin Odegaard sets up Cristiano Ronaldo in training

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Wonderkid Martin Odegaard is starting to show his new Real Madrid teammates just what he's all about.

The talented teenager, who moved to the Bernabeu in January, is one of the most talked about young prospects in world football, and certainly appears to be enjoying himself alongside the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Toni Kroos and Co. 

Under the guidance of former Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti, the versatile forward will be desperate to prove himself on the elite stage of world football sooner rather than later.

And it appears that the 16-year-old's starting to impress on the training ground after he was recently caught setting up World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Norwegian starlet delivered a fine cross which was met by the Portuguese superstar, who rose above everyone to head the ball home in style. 

No Champions League 

There was some talk over the course of the last week or so that Odegaard would in fact make his Champions League debut for the club tomorrow evening as they play host to German outfit Schalke, but Ancelotti has insisted that he won't feature. 

The Champions League holders go into the game 2-0 up from the first-leg, but it appears that the Bernabeu faithful won't be handed the opportunity to see the young talent shine on Europe's elite stage. 

As reported by the club's official site, Ancelotti told reporters: "Martin Ødegaard will not play tomorrow but he's doing a very good job and he's a talented player.

A long way to go 

There's no doubt about it, at just 16, Odegaard has a long way to go before proving himself at the highest level. Time-and-time again over the years we've seen a number of huge prospects fail to prove their credentials, but Odegaard certainly appears to have the ability to make a success out of his career. 

At Madrid, he's certainly at the right place to succeed and Ancelotti appears to be taking care of him in the right way. What can go wrong? 

Will Odegaard become a world star? Or is it too early to judge him? Have your say in the comments section below! 

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