Ecuadorian teenage midfielder Jose Francisco Cevallos has announced he's signed for Juventus.

Cevallos plays for LDU Quito and is currently on international duty at the South American Under-20 tournament.

"I am very happy and very proud that after weeks and months of negotiations, the transfer has gone through," he told Ecuador TV.

"I have already signed the contract. As soon as the tournament ends, I will go straight to Turin. I'll fight to earn my place and I am certain with God's grace it will go well."