OFFICIAL: Juventus Sign Antonio Candreva On Loan

After a mini transfer saga, the player is now a part of the Turin-based club...
Juventus have finally completed the capture of Livorno midfielder Antonio Candreva, initially on loan.

The player, owned by Udinese, has impressed during a spell at Livorno this season, earning a call up to the Italian national team.

Juventus have struggled so far in this campaign, being eliminated from the Champions League and falling to fifth place in Serie A. So, the Turin-based club have brought in the playmaker in the hopes of getting their season back on track.

There were fears the deal might not go through due to Livorno president Aldo Spinelli demanding players in exchange from the Bianconeri, but the Amaranto have agreed on a financial compensation package and the 22-year-old could make his debut on Saturday in the contest against Roma.

Earlier reports have indicated that Juventus have the option to buy half of the player's registration for €7.5 million at the end of the 2009-10 campaign. He has made 19 appearances for Livorno already this season.