Juventus have confirmed the signing of Douglas Costa on a one-year loan deal.
The Bayern Munich winger joins the club for a loan fee of €6million (£5m), with Juventus having the option to buy the player for €40m (£35m), which may increase by €1m for performance-related bonuses.
Costa, 26, admitted that it was something of a career goal to play for the Turin giants.
He told Juventus.com: ‘I am delighted to join Juventus and be part of this great club. I want to thank the club for all the effort they’ve put into signing me. I am really pleased to sign.
‘I’d always dreamed of playing here. I’m delighted to be part of this club and can’t wait to start training with my team-mates.
And in terms of his personal goals at the Allianz Stadium, he added: ‘I just want to keep helping my team-mates, like I did at Bayern Munich. We achieved a lot and I enjoyed my time there, but I think I can do even more at Juventus.
‘I’ve just come from a club where you’re used to winning every game you play so i’m going to continue with the mentality of trying to play as well as possible.’
A statement read: ‘Juventus Football Club S.p.A. announces that the agreement with FC Bayern Munchen AG for the temporary acquisition, until 30 June 2018, of the registration rights of the player Douglas Costa de Souza has been finalised for a consideration of € 6 million to be paid within seven days of the FIGC registration execution.
‘The agreement also provides Juventus the option right, to be exercised before 30 June 2018, for the definitive acquisition of the player at a price of € 40 million to be paid in two financial years. The consideration may increase of € 1 million on achieving given conditions in the course of the duration of the contract.’
Costa scored four goals in 23 appearances for Bayern last season as he helped them to the Bundesliga title.