Juventus seal €40m deal for Douglas Costa

first_imgTransfers Juventus seal €40m deal for Douglas Costa Goal Last updated 1 year ago 01:20 6/8/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Douglas Costa Juventus Getty Images Transfers Juventus Serie A An impressive season on loan in Italy has convinced the Serie A winners to sign the Brazil winger on a permanent basis Juventus have confirmed the permanent signing of Douglas Costa, who will join the Turin club from Bayern Munich for a fee of €40 million (£35m/$47m). Costa, 27, moved to Juve in 2017 on loan after falling out with the Bayern board and then-coach Carlo Ancelotti over a reduction in playing time. The Brazil international racked up 47 appearances in all competitions, helping the Old Lady to a seventh consecutive Serie A title and the Coppa Italia while also playing a key role in their trip to the Champions League semi-finals.  Article continues below Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now And that impressive debut season has been rewarded as the Italian giants chose to exercise the purchase option in the initial loan deal agreed with Die Roten. “Juventus have exercised the option right for the permanent purchase of the player Douglas Costa from Bayern Munchen for a fee of €40m to be paid in two financial years,” Juventus revealed on Thursday in a statement. “The consideration may increase €1m upon the fulfilment of certain conditions over the course of the duration of his contract”.Costa is currently preparing with the Brazil national team ahead of this month’s World Cup. The Selecao finalise preparations for the finals with a friendly against Austria scheduled for June 10, before opening their campaign against Switzerland a week later in Rostov.last_img read more