Juventus acquire Locatelli from Sassuolo on loan

Italian midfielder will wear no. 27 jersey in his new team

Selcuk Bugra Gokalp   | 20.08.2021
Juventus acquire Locatelli from Sassuolo on loan Manuel Locatelli of Italy celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA EURO 2020 Group A match between Italy and Switzerland at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, Italy on June 16, 2021. ( Isabella Bonotto - Anadolu Agency )


Juventus on Friday announced the loan transfer of Manuel Locatelli from Sassuolo. He will wear no. 27 jersey in his new team.

“It's always been my dream to play for Juve, ever since I was a boy,” the Italian midfielder said.

The 23-year-old added that all his family members support Juventus and that the Italian club was always a priority for him.

He also thanked his previous club Sassuolo for helping him find his feet again.

Locatelli played for Serie A clubs Milan and Sassuolo before his move to Juventus.

He has 7 goals and 11 assists in 99 games for Sassuolo.

He also helped Italy win one European Championship in 2021 with 3 goals in 15 matches.

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