Official: Juventus sign ex-Real striker

Serie A

Serie A champions Juventus have re-signed Spanish striker Alvaro Morata from Atletico Madrid.

Juventus were reportedly close to signing Luis Suarez after Gonzalo Higuain's departure last week, but there were issues surrounding the Uruguayan.

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The Old Lady have now managed to sign Morata on loan for the 2020/2021 season with an option to extend for a further year.

Club statement:

There’s nothing more exciting than a homecoming and the return of Alvaro Morata to Turin is a beautiful one at that!

The Spanish striker’s return to Juventus is now official. The 27-year-old joins on loan from Atletico Madrid, where he has played for the last season and a half. He will be part of this year’s team, with an option for a one-year extension to the loan, plus an option to buy.

During his first stint with the Serie A champions, Morata registered 27 goals and 18 assists in 93 appearances.

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