Official: Andrea Pirlo joins Juventus on three-year contract

Veteran Italian has penned a deal with the Turin giants and will play for them for the next three years

Juventus have announced that they have signed midfielder Andrea Pirlo as a free agent on a contract that will last until June 30, 2014.

The former Italian and European champions stated on their official website on Tuesday evening that Pirlo underwent a medical this morning and after successfully passing it, has agreed to commit himself to the club for the next three years.

“Andrea Pirlo is now officially a Juventus player,” read a club statement. “The club has reached an agreement with the midfielder.

“The contract signed is from July 1, 2011 until June 30, 2014.”

Juventus also added that the 32-year-old has already taken the necessary tests and stated: “This morning, Andrea Pirlo underwent the usual medical check-up for Juventus.

“The midfielder underwent tests and analyses at Fornaca di Sessant clinic, Isokinetic centre and Sports Medicine Centre in Torino.”

Pirlo’s current contract with Italian champions AC Milan expires this summer and, as Goal.com exclusively revealed earlier this month, he was set to join Juventus.

The Italy international leaves the Milanese club after 10 years. He commenced his professional career with Brescia and also played for Inter.

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