Tuesday 16 July 2013
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.