Palermo sign Defensor Sporting starlet

The 20-year-old has signed a five-year contract with the Italian side.

Speaking to Italian publication, he said: “I am happy to be a new Palermo player. It’s a great thrill for me.

“I hope to do well in Sicily. I am honoured to begin this new experience. ”

He added: “For me, Palermo is a great team.

“We are now an established team in the Italian league. I have heard many good things about the club and the team, and it is an honour for me to be here.”