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Uruguayan Carneiro signs with Sao Paulo FC

Sao Paulo, April 3: Uruguayan striker Gonzalo Carneiro has signed a three-season contract, till March 31, 2021, with Brazilian Sao Paulo FC, the club said.
Carneiro, one of the most promising players in Uruguay, has already completed the medical exams in Sao Paulo and was shown the facilities of his new team, reports Efe.
He will then follow a specific physical plan before playing under the team’s coach, Uruguayan Diego Aguirre.
Carneiro, 22, a tive of Montevideo and known in the neighbouring country as ‘La Joya’ or ‘the gem’, is the nephew of Marcelo Zalayeta, a former player of Italian football club Juventus.
Carneiro began his professiol career at Montevideo-based Defensor Sporting, where he quickly acquired a prominent role in the team thanks to his goals. IANS