Juventus have signed Spain striker Alvaro Morata on a one-season loan from Atletico Madrid for 10 million euros ($11.71 million), the Italian champions stated on Tuesday. The settlement additionally offers Juventus 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 may in a different way take him on loan once more for the 2021-22 season for some other 10-million euro price after which purchase him outright in 2022 at a discounted price 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 to start with loaned him from Chelsea however then purchased him outright in July remaining 12 months at a reported price of 65 million euros. Morata moved to Juve at the start from Real Madrid and netted 27 targets in 93 video games over two seasons. He went again to Real in mid-2016 however then joined Chelsea after one season.
His newest transfer comes days after an abortive bid via Juventus to sign Luis Suarez from Barcelona and permits the Turin giants to relaxation 35-year-old talisman Cristiano Ronaldo extra frequently.
Juve, who’re chasing a 10th successive Serie A name this season, discuss with AS Roma on Saturday despite the fact that that fit may come too early for Morata to characteristic. The Turin facet, whose new trainer Andrea Pirlo prior to now performed along Morata, started their marketing campaign with a 3-Zero house win over Sampdoria on the weekend.