Trio of Scottish Premiership sides eye South American '˜wonderkid'

Aberdeen, Celtic and Rangers are all monitoring highly-rated Uruguayan teenager Joaquin Fernandez, according to the Daily Record.

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The 18-year-old central defender plays in the youth set-up at Montevideo side River Plate (not to be confused with the Argentine club of the same name) and has been attracting interest from far and wide.

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Clubs in England and France have also spoken with his UK-based representatives as he seeks to make a move to Europe.

Rangers and Celtic are two of the clubs keeping tabs on the Uruguayan youngster. Picture: SNS

Scouts will be in attendance to watch the Uruguayan youth international when River Plate feature in the under-20 Copa Libertadores next month.

Rangers and Celtic are two of the clubs keeping tabs on the Uruguayan youngster. Picture: SNS