BREAKING NEWS: Juventus confirm Pellegrini-Spinazzola swap deal with Roma

Luca Pellegrini has completed his switch from Roma to Serie A rivals Juventus in a deal that sends Leonardo Spinazzola the opposite direction.

The 20-year-old left-back passed a medical on Sunday and has agreed terms on a four-year deal.

Juve announced a fee of €22m will be paid to Roma over the course of three years for Pellegrini, with the transfer of Spinazzola to cost Roma €29.5m across the same period.

Pellegrini made 12 appearances on loan at Cagliari during the second half of 2018-19 and will now compete against Alex Sandro for a starting spot at Allianz Stadium.

Italy international Spinazzola was loaned out seven times by the Bianconeri and leaves having played 10 Serie A games across his seven years in Turin, all coming last season.

At Roma he could be considered a possible replacement for the Inter-linked Alessandro Florenzi.

 

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