Atletico Madrid sign Danubio defender Jose Maria Gimenez

Atletico Madrid have completed the signing of Danubio defender Jose Maria Gimenez.

Atletico Madrid have completed the signing of Danubio defender Jose Maria Gimenez.

The 18-year-old centre-back passed his medical with Atletico on Wednesday before signing a five-year contact with the Spanish club.

Atletico sporting director Jose Luis Perez Caminero described Gimenez, who has been called up to the Uruguay Under-20 side, as a "natural talent, a fast defender who uses the ball well, a good marker and classy on the ball."

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