Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 11:15 AM• Chris Meijer • Last update: 11:23

Dean Huijsen continues his career at Juventus, his father Donny confirms Football zone. The sixteen-year-old Dutch center-back comes over from Málaga and signs a three-year agreement in Turin. Juventus trumps a whole series of Spanish clubs by bringing in Huijsen, all of which had also expressed their interest.

In addition to Juventus, Real Madrid, Real Betis, Sevilla, Alavés and Villarreal also had specific interest in Huijsen. However, the defender – 1.95 meters tall and two-legged – has, after good talks, opted for a move to Italy, where he was able to sign a three-year contract in April after his sixteenth birthday. Huijsen first appeared on the training field two months before he turned sixteen with the first team of Málaga, which relegated from LaLiga in 2018 and has been in the middle of the Segunda Division for the past two seasons.

Huijsen moved to Marbella in Spain at the age of five, where he started playing football at Costa Unida CF. Málaga picked him up there at the age of ten, after which he signed a three-year contract two years later. Huijsen has developed rapidly in recent years in the youth academy of Málaga, where he is normally part of the Under-17 this season and has also played games in the second Under-19 team.

Huijsen, who grew up in Spain, spoke to him three years ago Football zone the dream of ever playing in the Dutch. “I was born in the Netherlands, my family lives there,” he said at the time. The defender has been invited by the KNVB to various youth selections in recent years. “It would be a luxury problem to have to choose between the Netherlands and Spain in the future. But first I have to keep working hard and not get lazy, my father always says that. I have to keep going for it and make sure they can’t choose someone else. ”


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