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Juventus winter transfer market round-up

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Saying Juventus had a good transfer market is an understatement as they were out to make all of Serie A and Europe know they are still one of the biggest clubs in the world. Instead of going for players who are good individually, Juventus management bought players who are good for the collective team and who can fit into Head Coach Massimiliano Allegri’s system. On top of the new signings, the management also managed to sell/loan players out that did not fit the team. Here are all the moves that Juventus made during this winter transfer market:

Transfers In:

Dusan Vlahovic

What came as a surprise for the entire Juventus community and the football world was the signing of one of Europe’s top goal scorers and young Serbian talent Dusan Vlahovic from ACF Fiorentina for 70 million euros. Vlahovic signed a 4-and-a-half-year contract for the club on his 22nd birthday. Vlahovic has 17 goals in Serie A this season and is the top scorer of the league with Ciro Immobile of Lazio. Vlahovic was wanted by top clubs all over Europe but didn’t listen to any offers as he only wanted Juventus.

Denis Zakaria

Another big surprise for the Juventus community was the signing of Borussia Mönchengladbach player and Swiss international Denis Zakaria. With only six months left on his contract with Borussia Mönchengladbach, Allegri wanted the 25-year-old defensive midfielder as soon as possible and the management granted his wish. The deal was worth 4.5 million euros plus another 4.1 million euros in add-ons. Zakaria signed a 4-and-a-half-year deal with Juventus.

Federico Gatti

Described as having the characteristics of both Juventus center back Giorgio Chiellini and Leonardo Bonucci, Federico Gatti signed a 4-and-a-half-year contract with Juventus from Serie B club Frosinone. The deal was worth 7.5 million euros with another 2.5 million euros for add-ons for the 23-year-old.

Transfers Out:

Rodrigo Bentancur


Having joined the club in 2017 from Boca Juniors, Rodrigo Bentacur leaves on a permanent deal to Tottenham Hotspurs for 19 million euros with another 6 million in add-ons. Juventus must pay Boca Juniors 30% of the transfer fee as it was a part of the agreement they made when Bentacur joined the club.

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Dejan Kulusevski


A player with massive potential but who wasn’t a fit for Juventus, Dejan Kulusevski leaves on an 18-month loan to Tottenham Hotspurs along with Rodrigo Bentancur. Tottenham is paying 10 million euros for the loan fee and a 35-million-euro option to buy at the end of the loan. Kulusevski left the club with some final words, “I had a great time at Juventus. I hope to be back someday.”

Aaron Ramsey

With the final day of the winter transfer market, Aaron Ramsey leaves on loan to Rangers F.C. with an option to buy for 6 million euros. After Allegri and management said he was leaving all of January, Ramsey finally accepted a club after rejecting several Premier League clubs.

Mohamed Ihattaren

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What seemed like a random purchase last summer, Mohamed Ihattaren has been loaned to AFC until next January with an option to buy for 2 million euros. The 19-year-old did not play a single minute for Juventus as he was loaned to U.C. Sampdoria but left the club without permission after a messy fallout with the club.



Radu Dragusin

After an unsuccessful loan spell at U.C. Sampdoria for the first part of the season due to the lack of playing time, Radu Dragusin returned to Juventus and was loaned out to U.S. Salernitana for the remainder of the season.

Alvaro Morata, Arthur Melo and Kaio Jorge who all seemed set to leave during this transfer window are all set to stay for the remainder of the season. Alvaro Morata’s loan expires at the end of the season and Juventus have no intention of exercising the buy option from Atletico Madrid. Allegri has deemed Melo untransferable at the end of the market as he still sees the Brazilian as a part of his system. With management hoping to find more playing time for the young Brazilian forward Jorge, he is also set to stay for the remainder of the season. Juventus fans certainly have a bright future to look forward to with the new signings and potentially more signings for the summer transfer market.

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