Done Deal: Douglas Costa Officially Joins Juventus From Bayern Munich

Brazilian forward, Douglas Costa has signed a one-year loan deal with Juventus with the options of a permanent move worth €47m.

A statement on Juventus official website stated: “Juventus Football Club S.p.A. announces that the agreement with FC Bayern München AG for the temporary acquisition, until 30 June 2018, of the registration rights of the player Douglas Costa de Souza has been finalised for a consideration of € 6 million to be paid within seven days of the FIGC registration execution.”

“The agreement also provides Juventus the option right, to be exercised before 30 June 2018, for the definitive acquisition of the player at a price of € 40 million to be paid in two financial years. The consideration may increase of € 1 million on achieving given conditions in the course of the duration of the contract.”

The 26-year-old moved to Bayern in 2015 from Shakhtar Donetsk, scoring 14 goals and providing 27 assists in his two years spell at the Allianz Arena. Costa also won two German championship titles, the DFB Cup and the DFL Supercup.

“We had serious and constructive talks with Juventus’ representatives. All of FC Bayern’s financial demands have been met,” Karl-Heinz Rummenigge declared.

“I’d like to thank Douglas for his performances. After two successful years and four titles, it was his big wish to take on a new challenge,”

“We granted his request, and we wish him and his family all the best for the future in Italy.”