Bentancur undergoes Juventus medical

Rodrigo Bentancur has arrived in Turin for his medical with Juventus ahead of his proposed 9.4m euros move from Boca Juniors.

Bentancur came through the ranks of the Boca youth academy and made his first-team debut in April 2015.   -  Twitter (@Juventusfcen)

Boca Juniors midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur is undergoing a medical with Juventus ahead of his proposed move to the Serie A champion.

Juventus had an option to sign the 19-year-old for a set fee of 9.4 million euros to be exercised before April 20, 2017, as part of the deal that saw Carlos Tevez move in the opposite direction in July 2015.

Chief executive Giuseppe Marotta recently stated it planned to use its option to buy Bentancur and it is now set to act on that promise.

Bentancur came through the ranks of the Boca youth academy and made his first-team debut in April 2015, going on to establish himself as an important squad member.

Boca coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto recently described Bentancur as "the Uruguayan Pogba" because of their similar characteristics in midfield.

Bentancur was part of Uruguay's victorious South American U-20 Championship side in February. 

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