By Ibrahim olanipekun
Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic has completed a €32 million switch to Italian rivals, Juventus. The 26-year-old had a stunning season in the just concluded Serie A season, scoring 10 goals in 33 league appearances.
He expressed joy at joining the club and promised to live up to expectations.
“It’s always tough to play here against such a great side and massive club. There is a different atmosphere to other stadiums, this is a wonderful stadium.
“You knew you were playing against a top side here, and we always expected a tough game. I’m delighted that I will be wearing the Juventus shirt from now on.
“I hope it will continue to be just as hard for opponents here and that we will enjoy a lot of success together. It’s a great feeling, and I hope to score lots of goals, play well and win. I just want to make the Juventus fans happy.
“I’m delighted to be here, and I hope to give you lots to celebrate on the pitch. I hope we can win together,” he said.
The Bosnia-Herzegovina midfielder is the first signing of the Old Lady. The Italian champions are said to be ready to listen to offers for their French midfielder, Paul Pogba as well as Spanish forward Alvaro Morata.