Transfer News: Juventus sign Roberto Pereyra from Udinese on one-year contract

VERONA, ITALY - MAY 10:  Roberto Pereyra of Udinese Calcio shows his dejection during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona FC and Udinese Calcio at Stad
Image: Roberto Pereyra: Joined Juventus on initial one-year loan deal

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."

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