JUST-IN: First American player signs for Juventus

first_img “Juventus Football Club S.p.A. announces that an agreement with FC GelsenkirchenSchalke 04 e.V. for the temporary acquisition, until 30 June 2021, of the registration rights of the player Weston McKennie has been finalized for a consideration of € 4,5 million,” read the statement. “The agreement further entails: Promoted ContentCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?Did You Know There’s A Black Hole In The Milky Way?Best Car Manufacturers In The WorldEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show YouMind-Bending Technology That Was Predicted Before It AppearedBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeHow Good The CGI Effects In Those Movies Were!7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better6 Unforgettable Shows From The 90s That Need To Make A ComebackWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?The Funniest Prankster Grandma And Her GrandsonMeet The World’s Most Striking Animals Here “The obligation for Juventus to definitely acquire the player’s registrations rights, subject to the achievement of certain given sportive objectives by the end of the 2020/2021 season; “The right for Juventus to definitively acquire the player’s registration rights in case these given objectives are not achieved. “In both cases, the agreed consideration for the definitive acquisition is € 18,5 million, payable in three years, which might be increased up to a maximum of € 7 million upon achievement of further sporting performance objectives over the duration of the employment contract with the player.” Read Also: Arsenal in Community Shield victorious outing pictures The midfielder had his Juve medical on his 22nd birthday, which was on Friday, and signed the contract this evening. Born in Texas and largely raised on a military base in Germany, McKennie left the Dallas Academy for Schalke in 2016 and was promoted to the senior squad in 2017. He made 75 Bundesliga appearances, contributing four goals and four assists. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Weston McKennie has officially completed his move to Juventus, on loan for €4.5m with option to buy for €18m from Schalke 04, becoming the first American in the Bianconeri jersey. There could also be a further €7m in performance-related bonuses to add on, so the transfer could eventually be worth €30m ($35m). According to Sky Sport Italia, the option to buy will become an obligation if McKennie plays 60 per cent of the competitive games in the 2020-21 season. Loading… last_img read more

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