Juventus are set to sign young Boca talent Francisco Barido, with reports from Italy and Argentina suggesting the move is very close to completion. The expected move continues a trend of investing in long-term talent for the Bianconeri, having signed the likes of Kenan Yildiz, Dean Huijsen and Facundo Gonzalez in recent years.
Goal Italia report that 14-year-old Barido is close to joining the Old Lady, with negotiations between the two clubs at an advanced stage.
TYC sport report how Barido’s family have taken the decision to settle in Italy, and as he has not yet reached the age legally allowed (16) to sign his first professional contract, his departure From Boca to La Vecchia Signora would not involve any transfer fees. The Bianconeri are expected to take advantage of family reunification visa to facilitate the transfer.