Juventus confirm Marco Bonucci loan from Milan

Juventus have confirmed that their Serie A play-off opponents Milan have made an offer for the 23-year-old midfielder, who was loaned to the Italian giants from Genoa.

The Serie A club said on Tuesday that Bonucci had signed a one-year deal to stay at the club for €10 million and they also confirmed that Milan have been in advanced negotiations with Genoa for the transfer of the 23 year old, who scored 24 goals in 48 appearances in Serie A this season.

“Juventus confirm that it has been agreed on loan to Milan that the player Marco Bonetti will stay with the Juventus until the end of the season, after which he will join Genoa,” the club said.

“The deal has been signed with the objective to complete it at the end in August.”

Bonetti’s arrival in Turin was initially reported to be imminent but Juventus confirmed that the deal was being negotiated on Tuesday.

“At this moment we are not able to announce the terms of the agreement, but we are in the process of negotiating it,” the team said in a statement.

“We wish him well and hope that his arrival will not have any negative effects on our squad.”

Juventus will be looking to bounce back from their worst start to a Serie A campaign in more than a decade after a disappointing 5-0 defeat to Napoli in the Champions League semi-final first leg at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday.

The Rossoneri have already lost two of their previous five Serie A games, with their last two defeats coming at home to Lazio and Inter.

“I have to thank the club, my coach, my teammates and my coaches for this moment of my career,” Bonetti said on Monday.

“Today I’ve had the privilege to come to Juventus and prove to everyone that I am still capable of playing at a top level.”

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