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Vucinic signs for Juve for €15m

August 1, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff

Juventus have completed the signing of Roma forward Mirko Vucinic for a fee of €15 million.

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GettyImagesVucinic has opted to move on from Rome.

• Man Utd tracking Vucinic

Vucinic, 27, had been linked with Manchester United and requested to leave Rome this summer, with Juventus also monitoring his progress. Now, the Old Lady have stolen a march on their rivals by completing a deal for the Montenegro international.

A statement on the club's official website read: ''Juventus Football Club S.p.A. announces that the agreement with A.S. Roma S.p.A. for the definitive acquisition of the registration rights of the player Mirko Vucinic has been finalized. The contract envisages the payment by Juventus of €15 million in three years. Juventus and the player have signed a four-year contract of employment.''

Juve have already announced the permanent signings of four players: Alessandro Matri, Fabio Quagliarella, Simone Pepe and Marco Motta, while they have also brought in Andrea Pirlo, Arturo Vidal, Stephan Lichtsteiner and Reto Ziegler.