Juventus have released a statement confirming they have signed Stefano Sturaro from Genoa.
The Old Lady say the deal will be worth a starting fee of €5.5m, though that may increase. They will also loan him back to the Rossoblu next season.
“Juventus announces that it has finalised an agreement with Genoa for the acquisition of the player Stefano Sturaro’s sporting rights,” the statement on Juve’s official website reads.
“The contract means a fee of €5.5m payable over three years.
“The value of the signing could increase by a further maximum of €3.5m, depending on the achievement of certain sporting targets beginning from the 2015/16 season.
“The club has agreed a five-year contract with the player. For the 2014/15 season, Juventus have agreed a deal with Genoa to allow him to go there on a temporary basis for free.”
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