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Juventus complete two-year loan signing of former Manchester United target Federico Chiesa

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Juventus have completed a two-year loan signing of former Manchester United target Federico Chiesa. 

The 22-year-old Italy international has joined the Bianconeri from Fiorentina – who he has represented since the age of nine – until June 30, 2022. 

Having scored 34 goals in 153 outings for the Viola, Juve have agreed to an initial two-year temporary contract that includes an obligation to buy if certain conditions are met. 

Juventus have signed 19-year-old Italy international Federico Chiesa on loan until June 2022

 Juventus have signed 19-year-old Italy international Federico Chiesa on loan until June 2022

Juve will pay a total of £9million over the two seasons of the loan with £1.8m for the 2020-21 campaign and £7.2m for the following season.  

The Bianconeri will also have the option to make the deal permanent for £36m, which will be payable over three years. 

However, should Chiesa play a minimum of 60per cent of Juve’s games for at least 30 minutes or contribute a minimum of 10 goals and 10 assists, the club will be obliged to sign him permanently.   

The news comes as a blow to Manchester United, who had a loan enquiry rejected for Chiesa

The news comes as a blow to Manchester United, who had a loan enquiry rejected for Chiesa

The news will come as a blow to Manchester United, who had a loan enquiry rejected for Italian winger as they look to bolster their attacking options are failing to make any progress in landing Jadon Sancho. 

Chiesa – the son of former Italy striker Enrico – is rated as one of Italy’s best young prospects and became a regular for Fiorentina last season. 

He scored 11 goals and registered nine assists in 37 appearances for Giuseppe Iachini’s side.

Chiesa even went on to follow in his fathers footsteps but earning his international call up in 2018.  

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