Juventus signs Bayern Munich superstar who aided them win Serie A title last season
– Juventus have completed the signing of Douglas Costa from Bayern Munich this summer
– The Brazil international spent last season on loan at the Italian club after suffering limited playing time at his German club side
– He joined the Italian Serie A champions in a deal valued around €40 million
Italian Serie A giants Juventus have confirmed the signing of Bayern Munich attacker Douglas Costa on a permanent deal this summer.
The Brazilian forward spent last season on loan with the Old Lady, and he has sealed a deal valued at €40 million (£35m/$47m) to join the Turin club.
Costa, who wasn’t getting enough playing time at his former club made 47 appearances for Italian club side in all competitions last term and helped them secure their seventh straight Serie A title.
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He was instrumental to their Coppa Italia triumph while also playing a key role in their trip to the Champions League semi-finals.
The impressive performance in his first season at the club despite being on a loan move earned him a permanent deal with the champions.
“Juventus have exercised the option right for the permanent purchase of the player Douglas Costa from Bayern Munchen for a fee of €40m to be paid in two financial years,” Juventus revealed on Thursday in a statement.
“The consideration may increase €1m upon the fulfilment of certain conditions over the course of the duration of his contract“.