Atletico Madrid have been impressed by the 18-year-old since his breakthrough in Uruguay and are trying to sign Uruguay's growing star, Matias Arezo.
Arezo, who could be set for a summer move to Sain, has been labeled "
the new Luis Suarez
" and has drawn the attention of some top teams in Europe.
The Spanish team are making progress to bring in Matias Arezo from the Uruguayan team, River Plate.
expect to strike the deal of the attacker with €12 million to take a majority stake in the player's economic rights.
If the transfer is completed, the Rojiblancos will loan Matias Arezo to River Plate's domestic rivals Penarol until July, then, he will catch up with Diego Simeone's team to qualify for the new season.
Matias Arezo has netted 4 goals in 14 matches for River Plate since January. He is under contract with River Plate until December 2022.
He would be the second young South American ace to enter Atletico this summer.
Atletico have already had an arrangement in place to bring 20-year-old Brazilian striker, Marcos Paulo to the Spanish capital from Fluminense at the end of the season.
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