Rome, June 23 (IANS) Italian soccer club Juventus has signed Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic from Atletico Madrid on a four-year deal worth 19 million euros.
With striker Carlos Tevez rumoured to be on his way to Boca Juniors, Juventus, the beaten Champions League finalists, moved quickly to bring in a replacement for Tevez, reports Xinhua news agency.
“Juventus Football Club can announce that an agreement has been reached with Atletico Madrid for the services of Mario Mandzukic, who has signed a four-year contract,” Juventus said in a statement.
“We signed Mandzukic because we wanted him. He’s a great player and I am very happy he’s here,” said Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri.