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Juventus signs Hamburg winger Elia

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Juventus have completed the signing of Holland international Eljero Elia from Hamburg.

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

"I know a lot about Juventus,'' Elia said on the club's official 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 had been linked with a move to the Barclays Premier League, with Arsenal
and Liverpool among the clubs reportedly keen, but instead opted to become 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.''
 

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