Uruguay playmaker set for Juventus move

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Rio de Janeiro, April 4 (IANS) Uruguayan teenager Rodrigo Bentancur is set to join Juventus from Boca Juniors, the Italian Serie A giants said.

The transfer is part of an agreement struck between Juventus and Boca when Carlos Tevez returned to the Argentine club in June 2015, reports Xinhua news agency.

The 19-year-old Uruguay under-20 playmaker is considered one of the brightest talents in South American football.

He made his first team debut for Boca Juniors in 2015 and has since represented the Buenos Aires club 44 times.

–IANS

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