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Sunderland announce Giaccherini signing

Created on Jul. 16, 2013 5:04 PM EST

Sunderland have confirmed the signing of Italy international Emanuele Giaccherini from Juventus.

The 28-year-old has signed a four-year deal with the Premier League club, and brings his two-year stay at Juve to an end as a result.

Giaccherini made 52 appearances for the Serie A champions in total but, as manager Antonio Conte recently revealed, has been sold in order to help Juve raise funds.

He has subsequently become Paolo Di Canio's ninth signing of a busy close-season, joining the likes of Jozy Altidore and Modibo Diakite in moving to the Stadium of Light.

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