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Gianluca Simeone, son of Atleti manager, signs with Argentine club

IANS  |  Buenos Aires 

Gianluca Simeone, son of Diego "El Cholo" Simeone, has parted ways with Chile's and signed with Superliga Argentina football club y Esgrima La Plata.

"Gianluca is the new player of the club. He signed a contract with our organization until June 2021," the Buenos Aires-based club said in a post, reports news.

The tweet includes a video of the 20-year-old forward smiling and signing the camera lens.

played in only three matches with Union Calera, which he joined in mid-2018.

Gianluca, younger brother of forward Giovanni Simeone, is on loan to His rights are held by River Plate.

He is the to join Gimnasia, which signed

y Esgrima La Plata is in 21st place in the Superliga Argentina standings, with 15 points, and near the relegation zone to the



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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 21:34 IST