Juventus have signed Spain striker Alvaro Morata on a one-season mortgage from Atletico Madrid for 10 million euros ($11.71 million), the Italian champions mentioned on Tuesday.
The settlement additionally offers Juve an choice to shop for the 27-year-old on the finish of the season for 45 million euros to be paid over 3 years, the Turin membership added.
They might differently take him on mortgage once more for the 2021-22 season for some other 10 million euro charge after which purchase him outright in 2022 at a discounted value of 35 million euros.
Morata returns to the membership the place he spent two seasons between 2014 and 2016, together with scoring within the Champions League ultimate loss to Barcelona in Berlin in 2015.
He spent only one season with Atleti, who had first of all loaned him from Chelsea however then purchased him outright in July final 12 months at a reported charge of 65 million euros.
Morata moved to Juve at the beginning from Actual Madrid and netted 27 objectives in 93 video games over two seasons. He went again to Actual in mid-2016 however then joined Chelsea after one season.
His newest transfer comes days after an abortive bid through Juventus to signal Luis Suarez from Barcelona and permits the Turin giants to relaxation 35-year-old talisman Cristiano Ronaldo extra incessantly.
Juve, who’re chasing a tenth successive Serie A name this season, discuss with AS Roma on Saturday even supposing that fit may just come too early for Morata to characteristic.
The Turin aspect, whose new trainer Andrea Pirlo prior to now performed along Morata, started their marketing campaign with a 3-0 house win over Sampdoria on the weekend.