Juventus full €12m swoop for Genoa’s Perin | Soccer


Juventus have introduced the signing of Italy worldwide Mattia Perin from Genoa for a payment of €12 million, rising to a doable €15m (£13.2m).

The 25-year-old goalkeeper, who began for Italy in Monday’s 1-1 draw with the Netherlands, has signed a four-year contract at Juventus Stadium, the place veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon departed on the finish of the 2017-18 season.

Perin broke by means of at Genoa in 2013 after loans spells at Padova and Pescara and performed for the membership 150 occasions, however he has opted to hitch Massimiliano Allegri’s title-winning workforce as they hunt for an eighth consecutive Scudetto in 2018-19.

The deal will see Juventus pay €12m over a three-year interval, with an extra €3m payable if sure contractual circumstances are met throughout that point.

Perin will compete with Wojciech Szczesny to be Juventus’ first-choice goalkeeper, a problem he’s trying ahead to.

“I’ve numerous enthusiasm, I come right here on tip-toes with the utmost humility and lots to be taught, however hope I may give the workforce a serving to hand and contribute to the trigger when known as upon,” he informed the official Juventus web site.

“The membership confirmed robust curiosity and once they contacted my agent, I could not assist however say sure. These are probabilities that move by solely as soon as in life and I could not say no to Juventus.”

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