Udinese sign Brazilian defender

The 21-year-old has signed a five-year contract with Francesco Guidolin’s side.

Neuton has impressed for Gremio in the past two seasons and has been linked with a number of clubs around Europe.

“Udinese can announce that it has acquired outright the rights of the defender Sergio Piccoli Neuton from Brazilian [side] Gremio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense. The player has signed an agreement with I Bianconeri for five years,” a statement from Udinese read.