Juventus confirm sixth signing

Serie A

Serie A champions Juventus have had a busy transfer window, and have now confirmed their sixth signing. 

Click through the gallery to see Juventus' six signings.

The Old Lady confirmed on Friday night that they had signed Argentine defender Cristian Romero for a reported fee of  €26million.

Romero, who made 27 appearances in Serie A last season, will be loaned back to Genoa for the 2019/2020 season.

It's signing number six for Juventus after the arrivals Aaron Ramsey, Adrien Rabiot, Luca Pellegrini, Merih Demiral and Gianluigu Buffon.

Juve's statement read:

Juventus Football Club S.p.A. announces that the agreement with Genoa Cricket & Football Club S.p.A. for the definitive acquisition of the registration rights of the player Cristian Gabriel Romero has been finalized for a consideration of € 26 million payable in three financial years.

Juventus and the player have signed a 5-year contract of employment until 30 June 2024.

At the same time, Juventus has reached an agreement with Genoa for the free loan until 30 June 2020 of the registration rights of the same player and bonuses of maximum € 5.3 million will be paid to Genoa on achieving given sports performances.