Independiente sign Torino left-back Gaston Silva

Independiente appear to have a genuine interest in signing Torino left-back Gaston Silva this summer.

According to the football transfer rumours in Italian Media (Football Italia), Independiente have signed Torino left-back Gaston Silva.

The Uruguay international has joined Torino from Defensor Sporting for a fee in the region of 2.4 million euros in July 2014. In August 2016, Gaston Silva was sent to Granada on a season-long loan.

Gaston Silva made 23 appearances across all competitions for Granada.

 

Gaston Silva
Gaston Silva

 

The 23-year-old is considered to be one of the best left-backs in Uruguay.

Gaston Silva has represented Uruguay at Under-17, Under-20 and Under-23 level, winning 29 caps and scoring 4 goals, before making his senior international debut in October 2014. As a member of Uruguay national football team, Gaston Silva has won 13 caps.

Ariel Holan has wanted to sign a new left-back this summer and Gaston Silva was one of the names at the top of his wishlist. He is a long term admirer of Gaston Silva and believes he can get the most out of the Uruguay international.

 

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Independiente are desperate to make an impact in this summer transfer window.

According to the report in Italian Media, Independiente have announced the signing of left-back Gaston Silva from Torino. The Argentine club have paid around 1.4 million euros for Gaston and signed him on a four-year contract.

 

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