Juventus have snapped up Bari prospect Francesco Grandolfo.

Grandolfo hit headlines by scoring a hat-trick on his full Serie A debut for Bari.

The 18-year-old striker took Italy by storm when he netted a treble in his first Serie A start, a 4-0 victory over Bologna.

It's reported Juventus have now bought up half of Grandolfo's contract in the same negotiations that secured Sergio Almiron's signature.

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