The young Brazilian attacker Kaio Jorge will leave the Saints to play with the Juventus of Turin, the São Paulo team reported this Monday.
“The Italian team accepted the terms of the Peixe and the player was released for act in Europe“The Albinegro team said in a statement, where the attacker made his professional debut in 2018.
The sale of the 19-year-old center forward closed in three million euros, in addition to a sum by variables, according to the Brazilian press.
The youth contract expired at the end of the year, when the Brazilian, and of not having reached an agreement with a club, the Saints, plunged into a economic crisis, he might have seen one of his pearls leaving as a free agent.
O Santos FC and Juventus, from Italy, will enter into an agreement for the negotiation of attacker Kaio Jorge in this second-fair (August 2). O time Italian aceitou you thermos do Peixe eo jogador já will be released now to care in Europe.
– Santos Futebol Clube (@SantosFC) August 2, 2021
Born in the municipality of Olinda, in the state of Pernambuco (northeast), Kaio Jorge joined the ‘Meninos da Vila‘, as the famous Santos quarry is known, in which Pele Y Neymar.
Since then he starred in a dizzying rise that led him to represent the ‘Canarinha‘in the U-17 World Cup that Brazil hosted and won in 2019, with him as the top scorer alongside the Dutchman Sontje Hansen, from the bottom of the Ajax, with five annotations.
With the ‘Peixe‘was consolidated as a starter in the runner-up team of the Copa Libertadores-2020 under the command of Coach Cuca. In that competition he scored five targets, three less than the top gunner, the Ecuadorian Fidel Martinez, of the Barcelona of Guayaquil.
As a professional, he acted with the paulistas 84 times and scored 17 goals.
Kaio Jorge will be the fourth Brazilian on the roster of Juventus, led by the Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo. The defenders Alex Sandro and Danilo and the midfielder Arthur are the share of Brazil in the cast of Massimiliano Allegri.