Benfica signs Argentine offensive talent Prestianni (18)

Youngster “didn’t hesitate”


Benfica Lisbon has signed an Argentine talent, Gianluca Prestianni, for his 18th birthday. The offensive youngster comes from Vélez Sarsfield and will receive a long-term contract with coach Roger Schmidt’s team until 2029. According to reports, the transfer fee will be 9 million euros.

“I am very happy to play for such a big club like Benfica. It’s a dream to play in Europe and even more so for this great club. When the news reached me, I didn’t hesitate,” Prestianni is quoted as saying.

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