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Juve announce Pereyra capture

Juventus have signed midfielder Roberto Pereyra from Udinese on an initial one-year loan deal, the Serie A champions have announced.

The Argentinian has made the move for a 1.19million fee with the contract including an option for Juventus to make the transfer permanent for around 11million.

Pereyra, 23, normally plays on the left wing and joined Udinese from River Plate in 2011.

Pereyra said: "I'm happy and proud to be here. I still haven't spoken to (new Juve coach Massimiliano) Allegri but we'll get the chance to soon.

"There are plenty of champions here and I'll be watching closely in training to try and learn from them."