Juventus have bought 16-year-old centre-back Nico Canizares from Rayo Vallecano B. “It’s a great opportunity and I couldn’t let it get away.”
The teenager put pen to paper on a five-year contract today and is already in Turin to start pre-season training with the Primavera squad.
“This is a great opportunity and I couldn’t let it get away,” said Canizares.
“I admire Giorgio Chiellini and Andrea Pirlo, so hope to get their autographs.”
The teen, who is already 1.87m tall and still growing, had been linked with Barcelona, Villarreal and Real Madrid.
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