Llorente set for Juventus medical

The Spain international is joining the Bianconeri on a free transfer from Athletic Bilbao and will form a new-look attack alongside new £10 million signing Carlos Tevez
Juventus have announced Fernando Llorente will undergo a medical in Turin on Monday before being officially presented to the press 24 hours later.

The Bianconeri revealed in January the Spain international had agreed to join the Scudetto holders on a free transfer from La Liga outfit Athletic Bilbao this summer.

With his contract with the Basque side set to expire on June 30, Llorente is now ready to be formally unveiled as a Juventus player, the club's second star signing in a week, following the acquisition of Carlos Tevez from Manchester City.

"The 28-year-old is scheduled to touch down at Turin’s Caselle airport on Monday lunchtime before completing the required medical checks," a statement on the Italian champions' website read.

"The press conference, to be held on Tuesday July 2 at Juventus Stadium, will get under way at 16:00CET."

Llorente scored four goals in the Primera Division last season, after falling out of favour with former Athletic boss Marcelo Bielsa.