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By ESPN Staff

AC Milan closing on deal for teenage star Viudez

MONTEVIDEO, July 29 (Apertura) - Defensor Sporting's teenage midfielder Tabare Viudez appears on the verge of a move to Italian outfit AC Milan.

Viudez, who has been playing for the Uruguayan champions' senior team for one year, will fly to Italy on Wednesday afternoon for a medical.

The Fonseca Group, who have the rights of the player, led the negotiations to transfer Viudez to the San Siro for the upcoming Serie A season.

'This is an enormous step for both the player and the club,' said Defensor Sporting president Fernando Sobral.

The Montevideo-born player, nicknamed 'Chaio', is relishing the new chapter in his career.

'I cannot believe it. It's a terrific jump up in my career,' he said.

'I must confess I have mixed feelings - nervousness and joy. This is a big step forward for me.'

Viudez scored six goals in the 2007-08 season in his homeland.

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