Juventus sign 15-year-old Cameroon defender Randy Bandolo on three-year deal

• The teenage defender has agreed a move to join record Serie A winners Juventus after very successful trails in Italy. 

By Beng Emmanuel 

Cameroon defender Randy Bandolo has agreed to join Juventus on a three-year deal from French Ligue 2 side AS Nancy Lorraine. 

It will be the first professional contract for the lad who is eligible to represent both Cameroon and France at international levels. 

According to L’est Republican, the French youth international greatly impressed officials of the club during three days of trials in Italy.  He showcased his rare qualities including some great moves with confidence which left scouts spell bound. 

Bandolo, who turns 16 on September 25, was on the radar of top European clubs like Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen, and PSV Eindhoven. His move to Juventus will not bring any financial benefits to AS Nancy Lorraine, since he joined without reaching the required age.  

The centre-back was born in 2005. Before his departure; he was regarded as the most promising prospect at AS Nancy Lorraine.


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