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Juventus have confirmed they are to sign Rodrigo Bentancur from Boca Juniors this summer on a five-year deal.

The club relayed the news on Friday on their official Twitter account: 

In a statement on the club’s official website, it’s noted the Italian champions will pay €9.5 million (£8 million) for the Uruguayan midfielder over the next two seasons.

“The purchase value may increase in the course of the duration of the contract on achieving given conditions based on a certain number of official games played by the player,” the report continued. “Moreover, in case of a later transfer of the player, Boca Juniors will be entitled to receive 50 per cent of the amounts collected by Juventus.”

Bentancur arrives at Juventus having established a reputation as one of the most exciting young players in South America. Here’s what the 19-year-old can offer:

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