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Leverkusen win race for Brazilian youngster

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff

Multiple reports claim that Bayer Leverkusen have won the race to sign 20-year-old Arthur.
Bayer Leverkusen managing director for sport Simon Rolfes.
Bayer Leverkusen managing director for sport Simon Rolfes.Photo: Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Bayer Leverkusen have agreed to sign 20-year-old Brazilian right-back Arthur, according to Fabrizio Romano and Kicker.

The young America-MG defender's medical is expected to go through a medical in the next couple of days before penning a contract until 2028.

Bayer Leverkusen will reportedly pay around 6-7 million, with a resale clause also said to be part of the deal.

Arthur made his debut for the Brazilian national team a week ago and has also been linked with Wolfsburg and Frankfurt.

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