Juventus to clinch deal for Sporting Kansas City defender Erik Palmer-Brown

Sporting Kansas City defender Erik Palmer-Brown is on the brink of signing for Juventus.

Tuttosport says a deal between the Bianconeri and the American side for the youngster is all-but complete, with only an official announcement missing.

Juve will pay $250,000 for Palmer-Brown, 16, who has been likened to Giorgio Chiellini.

The plan is for the defender to remain in MLS another 12 months before moving to Turin at the end of 2014.

 
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