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The Italian international is on the verge of signing a deal with Juventus...

Simone Pepe has confirmed he will join Juventus after they agreed a deal for him with Udinese as he waits to put pen to paper.

The Old Lady agreed a €10 million transfer fee with the Friulani which they will pay over a four year period.

And Pepe, who is in Sestriere with Italy, cannot wait to start his adventure at Vinovo.

"It's an important day for me. We have agreed on everything. I have to speak with Juventus, I am just waiting to sign," he told Il Corriere dello Sport.

The Italian midfielder is eager to team up with coach Luigi Del Neri as he gives the low-down on what he expects.

"Del Neri is a great coach. This is the most important chance of my life. When he used to coach me I used to play as a striker.

"When the move is all official, then I can say that this is one of my biggest objectives and the most important opportunity of my career."

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