Juventus signs Del Fabro and allows Romagna to join Cagliari

Cagliari has signed centre-back Filippo Romagna from Serie A champion Juventus.

Juventus defender Filippo Romagna has joined Cagliari on a five-year deal.   -  Getty Images

Juventus has signed Dario Del Fabro from Cagliari, with centre-back Filippo Romagna leaving the Serie A champion to move the other way.

Italy Under-20 international Romagna has agreed a five-year deal with Cagliari, who travel to Juventus in the opening game of the new Serie A season.

Defender Del Fabro spent last season on loan at Pisa - who were relegated from Serie B despite having the second-best defensive record in the division - and the 22-year-old will switch to Turin for €4.5million.

"With his personality, vision of play, anticipation and heading ability, he is certainly one of the most promising central defenders in Italian football," a Cagliari statement said of Romagna's €7.6m arrival.

"Welcome to the Rossoblu, Filippo!"

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