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Marseille to sign Botafogo starlet Luis Henrique for €10m

Marseille have found the new attacker they were looking for after agreeing a deal to sign Luis Henrique from Botafogo.

According to RMC Sport, OM will pay around €10m for the 18-year-old, who will pen a five-year deal.

Luis Henrique will arrive in Marseille on Wednesday night to undergo his medical.

Sources close to Botafogo told RMC that he has already said farewell to his teammates.

Considered one of the best young talents in Brazil, Luis Henrique has also been courted by Juventus.

Andre Villas-Boas has been in search of an additional forward for his squad.

The Marseille boss confirmed a new signing was in place following OM’s 1-1 draw with Lille on Sunday night.

Luis Henrique has made nine appearances for the Botafogo first team.

25/9 UPDATE:

Marseille have officially announced the signing of Luis Henrique from Botafogo.

Henrique will wear the number 11 shirt at OM.

SourceRMC Sport

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