Italian club Juventus announced today, Friday, the signing of Polish international Arkadiusz Milik from the ranks of Olympique Marseille, during the current summer transfer period.
Juventus said, in an official statement, that the Polish striker joined the club on loan after Milik successfully passed the medical examination yesterday, and put an option to buy clause in his contract.
Press reports revealed that Juventus paid 800,000 euros for the loan with an option to buy for 7 million euros, in addition to two million euros in variables.
Poland’s Arkadiusz Milik replaces striker Dusan Vlahovic, to lead the Juventus attack during the current football season.
Juventus officials decided to go to the Polish Arkadiusz Milik, the Marseille striker, because of the high amounts of money requested by the Dutchman, Memphis Depay, the Barcelona striker.
Milik played in the Marseille shirt 55 games in all competitions, scoring 30 goals, while he participated in 93 Serie A matches during the 3 and a half years he played in the Napoli shirt, where he scored 38 goals.
It is worth noting that the Juventus team settled 5 deals before Milik, which are Ati, Campiaso, Pogba, Di Maria, and Gelson Bremer.