SNUBBED! Arsenal and Manchester City miss out on Boca Juniors wonderkid

first_img Rodrigo Bentancur in action for Uruguay Under-20s Juventus have beaten Arsenal and Manchester City to the signing of Boca Juniors wonderkid Rodrigo Bentancur.According to reports in Italy, the Serie A giants have finalised a deal worth an initial £8million for the 19-year-old midfielder, who has already played 55 times for Boca’s first team.The news will come as a major blow to both City and Arsenal, who have also tracked the Uruguayan prodigy.It has been suggested that Juve had arranged a first refusal option on Bentancur as part of the deal which saw Carlos Tevez head back to Boca in 2015.And now the Italian club are finally set to get their man, with the teenager set for a medical in the next few weeks ahead of a switch in the summer. 1last_img

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