Serie A

Juve sign Ecuadorian teenager

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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 22:26:00

Juventus have signed Ecuadorian midfielder Jose Francisco Cevallos on loan from LDU Quito, the Serie A club have confirmed.

The 18-year-old has joined the Italian champions until the end of the season with a view to making the move permanent in the summer.

Cevallos shares his full name with his 41-year-old father, who holds the record for most appearances as a goalkeeper with the Ecuador national team, having been capped 89 times.

The younger Cevallos, a skilful playmaker, recently broke into Ecuador's Under-20 side thanks to his impressive performances with Quito.

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