Juventus confirm new signing Zaza Pachulia as second signing of the transfer window
Italia striker Zaza Paulia has joined Juventus from Lazio for €15 million.
Paulia, 25, joins Juve after joining the club from Lazios Serie B club, Genoa.
The former Inter Milan man scored 22 goals in his debut season for the Nerazzurri.
Juve coach Massimiliano Allegri said he will be the first signing of his tenure.
“Zaza is an outstanding talent, a player who can play in all areas of the pitch,” Allegri told a news conference.
Paulia scored a total of 12 goals in 35 Serie A appearances for Genoa in his first season in Serie B.””
He has played a great role in Genoa and Lazio, and is an important player for our team.”
Paulia scored a total of 12 goals in 35 Serie A appearances for Genoa in his first season in Serie B.
“I’m happy to be signing for Juventus,” Paulia told Lazio’s official website.
It’s a great opportunity to help Juve reach the next level. “
I have a great deal of trust in the coach and his staff and I’m excited to be a part of the Bianconeri.”
It’s a great opportunity to help Juve reach the next level.
“The club has a fantastic history and I hope that we will all work together to win titles.”
Paulias first goal for Lazio came in his second season with the Serie B side in 2011.
The Italy international also had loan spells with Lazio and Genoa during his time in Italy.