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Juventus announce signing of Rodrigo Bentancur

Juventus announce signing of Bentancur

21/04/2017 at 18:37

Juventus have officially announced the signing of Boca Juniors midfield Rodrigo Bentancur on a five-year deal.

Juventus had already confirmed that the Uruguayan U-20 international was having a medical and now the deal has been completed.

He will cost Juventus €9.5 million, with the payments spread over two years, whilst Boca have a 50% sell-on clause.

Juventus have already revealed that they had a purchase option on Bentancur following the sale of Carlos Tevez to the Argentine side in 2015.

Boca Juniors' midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur (R) controls the ball past Talleres' midfielder Emanuel Reynoso during their Argentina First Division football match at La Bombonera stadium, in Buenos Aires, on March 19, 2017.

Boca Juniors' midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur (R) controls the ball past Talleres' midfielder Emanuel Reynoso during their Argentina First Division football match at La Bombonera stadium, in Buenos Aires, on March 19, 2017.Getty Images

Bentancur has been drawing plenty of praise for his performances at Boca and he had been linked to a number of top European sides, including Manchester United and Arsenal.

He will join up with Juventus at the end of the season and signs a five-year contract from July 2017 to June 2022.

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