Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic joins Juventus

Rome: Italian soccer club Juventus has signed Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic from Atletico Madrid on a four-year deal worth 19 million euros.

Mario Mandzukic
Mario Mandzukic 

With striker Carlos Tevez rumoured to be on his way to Boca Juniors, Juventus, the beaten Champions League finalists, moved quickly to bring in a replacement for Tevez, reports Xinhua news agency.

"Juventus Football Club can announce that an agreement has been reached with Atletico Madrid for the services of Mario Mandzukic, who has signed a four-year contract," Juventus said in a statement.

"We signed Mandzukic because we wanted him. He's a great player and I am very happy he's here," said Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri.

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