22 September 2020
There’s nothing more exciting than a homecoming and the return of Alvaro Morata to Turin is a beautiful one at that!
The Spanish striker’s return to Juventus is now official. The 27-year-old joins on loan from Atletico Madrid, where he has played for the last season and a half. He will be part of this year’s team, with an option for a one-year extension to the loan, plus an option to buy.
Here is the official press release
AGREEMENT WITH ATLETICO MADRID FOR THE ACQUISITION OF THE PLAYER ÁLVARO MORATA
Turin, 22 September 2020 - Juventus Football Club S.p.A. announces that an agreement with Atletico de Madrid for the temporary acquisition, until the end of 2020/2021 sportive season, of the registration rights of the player Álvaro Morata has been finalized for a consideration of € 10 million, to be paid during current financial year.
The agreement further entails:
- • The right for Juventus to definitely acquire the player’s registrations rights by the end of the 2020/2021 season for a consideration of € 45 million to be paid in three financial year;
- • The right for Juventus to extend the temporary acquisition of the player’s registrations until the end of the 2021/2022 season for a consideration of € 10 million;
- • The right for Juventus to definitely acquire the player’s registrations rights by the end of the 2021/2022 season for a consideration of € 35 million to be paid in three financial year.
Alvaro Morata had only spent two years at Juventus, before Real Madrid recalled him to the Spanish capital. However, a lot can happen in two years and Alvaro certainly left an album of memories, filled with many spectacular moments: goals, celebrations, victories and trophies!
Morata was part of the Juve forward-line in both the 2014/15 and 2015/16 seasons, scoring 27 goals in total, with a constant presence in the Juventus attack, displaying both his pace and above all desire, that saw him enter the hearts of the Juventus fans.
Kind-hearted, but determined and crucial, especially in our run towards the 2015 Champions League final, who could forget the double home and away efforts against Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid, as well as his goal in the Berlin final that drew us level.
Big goals in Serie A came too, and of course he gave us a great “final” gift before his departure in the summer of 2016. Entering the field in the 108th minute of the Coppa Italia Final in Rome, with the game deadlocked at 0-0 it took Alvaro just two minutes to score with his first touch, in what would be our Coppa Italia match-winner against Milan!
Memory albums are there to be opened, to reminisce upon old moments, but also to add new ones and we can’t wait to create many more memories, together once more!
Even though Alvaro left the club four years ago, after having won five trophies in two years: two Scudetti, two Italian Cups, one Italian Super Cup, he has always remained Bianconero in his heart and his return will be as though he never even said goodbye.
Because Alvaro is one of us.
Welcome back home, Alvaro!