Serie A club Juventus have officially confirmed the signing of Dejan Kulusevski from Atalanta on a four-year contract. The deal is valued at € 35 million ($ 39 mn) with potential bonuses of up to € 9 million ($ 10 mn).
The collective value of the deal will nearly match the career Indian Premier League revenues of MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli – the top three aggregators from the IPL.
Swedish midfielder Kulusevski has signed the deal with Juventus for an initial €35 million but will finish his loan spell at Parma before completing the transfer at the end of the season. The initial signing of €35 million will add up with a potential €9million in add-ons as bonuses.
The club has taken to Twitter to announce the signing.
OFFICIAL | Dejan Kulusevski is a Juventus player!
— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) January 2, 2020
The 19-year-old arrived in Turin alongside his agent Stefano Sem for his medical earlier this week. He was greeted by several selfie-seeking fans keen to welcome the club’s latest addition.
The Swede has had a breakthrough campaign at Parma, scoring four goals and providing seven assists so far in his 17 appearances this season. Reports from across the Italian media had suggested that Juve director Fabio Paratici watched Kulusevski on numerous occasions this season before news filtered through that a deal had been agreed.