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Inter sign Vecino in €24m deal

10:14 BST 02/08/2017
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The Uruguay international has signed a four-year deal at San Siro after his release clause was met by the Serie A giants

Inter have confirmed the signing of Matias Vecino from Fiorentina for a fee of €24 million.

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Vecino has signed a contract until 2021 with his new club, who have met his buyout clause.

Vecino made 85 appearances for Fiorentina, scoring six goals and providing eight assists.

A Uruguay international, the 25-year-old has won 13 caps for his country, scoring once.

In 2016-17, Vecino made 40 appearances in all competitions, as Fiorentina finished eighth in Serie A and reached the first knockout round of the Europa League.

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"I'm delighted to have joined and it is a big challenge for me," Vecino told Inter's official website.

"I have been playing in Italy for a couple of years now. I am at a good age and have the right experience. I believe I will enjoy my time here.

"Besides being a top player [Valero] is a lovely guy and he'll definitely do well here because he has great ability."