Edinburgh Sign Argentina International Ahead Of Next Season
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Argentina international centre Juan Pablo Socino will join Edinburgh from Newcastle Falcons in the summer on a two-year-deal.
Socino has been capped four times by Argentina and was a key figure in Los Pumas successful 2015 World Cup campaign in which they reached the semi-final stages.
The playmaker joined current club Newcastle Falcons in 2014 and has since made 87 appearances for the Kingston Park outfit, scoring 166 points in the process.
On securing a move to the Scottish capital, Socino said:
“I’m thrilled to be joining Edinburgh next season in what I believe is an ambitious project that I can’t wait to get stuck into.
“Edinburgh is a great city with a huge rugby culture and I want to contribute to that with everything I can.
“The opportunity to play in a new competition – the Guinness PRO14 – and in a new country is also hugely exciting from a personal point of view.”
Head Coach Richard Cockerill, said:
“We’re really pleased that Juan Pablo will joining the club next season.
“He’s a fantastic player, who has showcased his attacking talents at both Newcastle and Rotherham. He’s an experienced, strong ball carrier and he will only improve our squad heading into next season.”