Italian forward Chiesa joins Juventus
22-year-old Federico Chiesa inks deal with Juve through 2022, says club
Italian football powerhouse Juventus has acquired Italian forward Federico Chiesa from Fiorentina.
"Talent, speed, class and youth. Federico Chiesa is a new Juventus player, signing a contract until 2022," Juventus said in a statement late Monday.
It said the temporary transfer of 22-year-old Chiesa was finalized for a sum of €10 million ($11.7 million).
Juventus added that it will pay €3 million to Fiorentina in the 2020-21 season and the remainder in the 2021-22 season.
In 2022, the Turin club will be able to purchase the player for €40 million ($47 million), as the parties agreed.
Chiesa is a pure Fiorentina product. He was promoted to the senior team from Fiorentina Primavera in 2016.
In his four-year-spell at the Florentine club, Chiesa scored 34 goals in 153 appearances.
Chiesa also had 19 appearances for the Italian national football team.
His father Enrico, 49, is a former Italian striker, with stints at Sampdoria, Parma, Fiorentina, Lazio, and Siena.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.