Juventus and Southampton have completed the agreement for Carlos Alcaraz, officially securing his move to Turin.
The 21-year-old Argentine midfielder Carlos Alcaraz has joined Juventus on a six-month loan deal valued at €3.74 million (£3.2 million), with an attached buy option of €49.14 million (£42 million).
Carlos Alcaraz underwent his medical exams in London earlier today while awaiting the finalization of his visa.
Alcaraz has excelled for Southampton since his arrival from Racing Club in January of the previous year, contributing eight goals and five assists in 47 appearances across all competitions. His tactical adaptability is expected to play a crucial role in Massimiliano Allegri’s system at Juventus.
🚨⚪️⚫️ Carlos Alcaraz, new Juventus player! Southampton and Juve have just signed documents.— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 31, 2024
Alcaraz has passed medical in London and signed his contract.
◉ £3m loan fee in installments.
◉ £40m buy option clause not mandatory.
Official soon. Here we go, confirmed. 🇦🇷 pic.twitter.com/0ZQTsc7Oe8
According to Fabrizio Romano, Juventus and Southampton have finalized the transfer of Alcaraz, completing the required paperwork. The 21-year-old has already signed his contract with the Bianconeri and is set to travel to Italy soon.
Both Milan and Inter had expressed interest in acquiring the services of the Argentinian midfielder last year before he made his move to Southampton, although their offers were not accepted.