Juventus sign Pjaca from Dinamo Zagreb

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Juventus have signed Croatia winger Marko Pjaca from Dinamo Zagreb, the Serie A champions have announced.

The 21-year-old, who made three appearances for his country at Euro 2016 and has 11 caps in all, has signed a five-year contract to complete a move worth 23million euros (£19.2m).

A statement on Juve’s website read: “Juventus Football Club SpA announces the agreement with the Croatian club GNK Dinamo Zagreb for the definitive acquisition of the registration rights of the player Marko Pjaca against a fee of 23million euros payable in two years.

“Juventus and the player have signed a five-year contract of employment.”

Pjaca will join up with his new team-mates next Thursday, having been granted an extended rest following the summer’s tournament in France.

He will add an extra attacking option to a Juve squad shorn of Juan Cuadrado, following the expiration of his loan from Chelsea, and striker Alvaro Morata who returned to Real Madrid.

Pjaca, whose one international goal to date came against San Marino in June, joins Miralem Pjanic and Mario Lemina among the Bianconeri’s summer reinforcements.

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