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Tuesday 16 July 2013

Sunderland sign Italy midfielder Giaccherini

The 28-year-old Italy international joins Sunderland from Italian team Juventus

Emanuele Giaccherini played for Italy in the FIFA Confederations Cup this summer

Sunderland have signed midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini from Serie A champions Juventus.

Giaccherini is an Italian international, and he played for his country in the FIFA Confederations Cup this summer.

The 28-year-old attacking midfield player won the Italian league title two seasons in a row with Juventus. He joined them in 2011.

Giaccherini is the eighth new player to join Sunderland this summer.

Key Points

  • Sunderland sign midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini from Italian team Juventus
  • Giaccherini is an Italy international
  • He is 28 years old