Bentancur rejected Man Utd & Real Madrid for Juventus

The Uruguayan will now play in Serie A after the Xeneize chief confirmed the deal, but he also claimed there were a host of top European clubs interested

Juventus-bound Rodrigo Bentancur received approaches from Real Madrid, Manchester United and AC Milan, Boca Juniors president Daniel Angelici has revealed.

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The Serie A champions' CEO Giuseppe Marotta confirmed last month that Juve were set to sign the 19-year-old midfielder.

As part of the deal to send Carlos Tevez back to Boca, Juve were given first option to sign Bentancur.

"It is already signed. When I was in Switzerland recently Juventus informed me that that they were going to activate the option so I will travel to Turin soon in order to complete the deal," Angelici told TyC Sports

"I think it's very good business for Boca. Juventus will pay €7.5m for 50 per cent of his rights.

"He must have something because there were a lot of clubs interested. Real Madrid made a proposal, Manchester [United] also came and Milan made a €14m formal offer to sign him."