Luca Gunby Date: 25th June 2015 at 3:53pm
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Berardi - SassuoloSassuolo have signed Domenico Berardi from Juventus on a permanent basis after the clubs found an agreement over the young star’s co-ownership contract.

The 20-year-old scored 15 goals from 32 appearances for the Neroverdi during the 2014-15 season as he became one of the youngest players to reach 30 Serie A goals.

Juve confirmed on the club’s official website that Berardi has joined Sassuolo for a fee of €10 million which will be paid in instalments over the next four years.

The Old Lady do however reportedly reserve the right to resign Berardi for an agreed fee of €18m.

Juventus already have a wealth of attacking options with Mario Mandzukic, Alvaro Morata and Paulo Dybala and the club decided that there isn’t space for Berardi to break into the team, although they have ensured that they shouldn’t miss out if he continues to develop.

Juventus stand to make a profit of €7.3m from the sale of Berardi and his transfer is reminiscent of that of Simone Zaza to Sassuolo that came a year prior as the Serie A champions continue with their policy of shipping out their young stars at a profit whilst reserving the right to bring them back for a pre-arranged fee.

 
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