Juve confirm Elia switch

Juventus have completed the signing of Netherlands winger Eljero Elia from Hamburg, the Serie A club confirmed today.

The 24-year-old joins the Turin giants for a fee of €9million and has signed a four-year contract.

"I know a lot about Juventus," Elia said on the club's website "This is the biggest club in Italy. For me it was very important that the coach [Antonio Conte] wanted me in making this decision."

Elia becomes the third Dutchman to play for Juve. "I hope I can do as well as them," said Elia, who follows in the footsteps of Edgar Davids and Edwin van der Sar.

"I want to show what I can do. I know I can bring speed and skill to Juventus, and I hope to score a lot of goals."