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Saturday July 16 2016
Benatia: 'I wanted Juve a year ago'

Medhi Benatia said he wanted Juventus a year ago and is happy to “challenge myself against the monsters” in defence.

The centre-back arrived on loan from Bayern Munich for €3m with an option to buy for a further €17m in May 2017.

“I was given a very warm welcome from fans, players and the club,” said Benatia in a Press conference.

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Friday July 15 2016
Benatia: 'I promise Juventus success'

Medhi Benatia promised Juventus fans “the utmost effort and a lot of success” after his move from Bayern Munich.

This evening the defender completed his transfer, on loan for €3m with option to buy for €17m by May 2017.

“The first two days have gone well, I had a lot to do, including the medical,” Benatia told JTV.

“I am very happy, it’s a very important day for me and I can’t wait to get started with this squad.

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Friday July 15 2016
Official: Juventus sign Benatia

Juventus have officially confirmed the signing of Medhi Benatia, on loan with option to buy for a total €20m.

The Bayern Munich centre-back arrived in Turin to take his medicals yesterday morning, and after a slight delay he has now been announced as a Bianconeri player.

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Thursday July 14 2016
Benatia signing delayed?

Medhi Benatia may not officially join Juventus until tomorrow, due to passport problems and an extended medical.

The Bayern Munich defender is in Turin to sign for the Bianconeri, and has been taking his medical at the J Medical centre.

The rigorous medical tests have taken some time, with a delay for Benatia to have lunch, but it’s not thought there are any problems.

In addition, the Moroccan international had a small bureaucratic issue with his passport, but calciomercato.it reports that this has now been resolved.

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Thursday July 14 2016
Rogerio joins Benatia medicals

Brazilian full-back Rogerio surprisingly showed up at the appointment for Medhi Benatia's medicals, which both of them will sustain.

This morning the JMedical centre is full of supporters and journalists hoping to catch a glimpse of the Moroccan defender, who is expected to sign his transfer to the Old Lady today.

As the small crowd waited, an unexpected player showed up. It appears that 18-year-old Rogerio, signed from Internacional Porto Alegre last February and turned over to the youth team of Sassuolo, will also sustain his medicals today.

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Thursday July 14 2016
Benatia has Juventus medicals

Moroccan central defender Medhi Benatia has landed in Turin and is having his medicals with Juventus.

The 29-year-old will be expected to act as a super-sub in the famous BBC backline at the Old Lady, after only two years with Bayern Munich.

The player has now been spotted reaching the JMedical centre in Turin, where he is set to take his medical exams. A small crowd of supporters was there to greet him upon his arrival.

Juventus themselves confirmed that his medicals are now underway by a statement on their Twitter profile.

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Wednesday July 13 2016
Benatia set for Juventus medical

There are reports Medhi Benatia will undergo his Juventus medical tomorrow morning after a €20m Bayern Munich deal.

Sky Sport Italia and several other sources suggest an agreement has been made to take Benatia on loan with an option to buy for a total of €20m.

The €18m option could become mandatory in 2017 after a certain number of appearances, on top of the €2m loan.

He'll be given a four-year contract worth €3m per season.

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Wednesday July 13 2016
Report: Benatia to Juve is done

Juventus have agreed terms with Bayern Munich for Medhi Benatia, rejecting Milan interest, for a total of €20m.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the final details were worked out this evening.

Milan had hoped to intervene with their own proposal, but Juventus are ready to clinch the move with Bayern Munich.

It’ll be a loan with option to buy at the end of the season for a grand total of around €20m.

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Tuesday July 12 2016
Benatia: Juventus or Milan?

Sky Sport Italia claim Medhi Benatia is still deciding between Juventus and Milan after Bayern Munich set terms.

The defender struggled to make his mark in the Bundesliga after moving from Roma two years ago.

According to pundit Gianluca Di Marzio, Juventus have agreed terms with Bayern Munich to take him on loan with option to buy for €20m.

However, Milan are pushing hard to convince Benatia he’s better off at San Siro.

He would be guaranteed regular playing time at Milan, even if they failed to qualify for Europe.

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Sunday July 10 2016
Juve: Benatia and Gotze

Tuttosport suggest Juventus will ask Bayern Munich for both Medhi Benatia and Mario Götze.

It is well known that the Bianconeri are in advanced negotiations to take Benatia this summer in a loan deal with option to buy.

According to today’s edition of the Turin-based newspaper, he isn’t the only player on Beppe Marotta’s list.

When the two clubs meet to discuss Benatia next week, they will also bring up the status of Götze.

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