Juve announce signings of four players
Juventus have announced the permanent signings of four players: Alessandro Matri, Fabio Quagliarella, Simone Pepe and Marco Motta.
The quartet had all been on loan at Juventus, but the club have taken up the option to buy them all on deals that are worth just over €35 million over a three-year period.
A statement on the club's official website read: ''Juventus Football Club announces the exercise of the rights of option for the definitive acquisitions of the following players:
Alessandro Matri from Cagliari Calcio for €15.5 million; the player has signed a four-year contract. Fabio Quagliarella from S.S.C. Napoli for €10.5 million; the player has signed a three-year contract. Simone Pepe from Udinese Calcio for €7.5 million; the player has signed a four-year contract and Marco Motta from Udinese Calcio for €3.75 million; the player has signed a four-year contract.''
New manager Antonio Conte has already seen the arrivals of Reto Ziegler and Andrea Pirlo, as Juventus prepare for a season without European football.