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Tuesday January 31 2012
Juve announce Padoin swoop

Juventus have confirmed that they have signed Simone Padoin from Atalanta on a permanent basis.

The midfielder has put pen to paper on a five-year contract after a €5m fee was agreed between the two clubs.

Padoin, 27, is a midfielder who has actually played for the Old Lady in the past after he was allowed to briefly join them on a tour of America.

The former Vicenza player, who grew up in the Atalanta youth system, was targeted after Juve failed to sign Radja Nainggolan from Cagliari and Fiorentina’s Valon Behrami.

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