Sunderland signs Giaccherini to four-year deal

Sunderland has signed Italy midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini from Juventus for four years. (AP)
July 16, 2013, 9:24 AM

SUNDERLAND, England — Sunderland has signed Italy midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini from Juventus for four years for 7.5 million euros ($9.8 million).

The 28-year-old Giaccherini has agreed to a deal with the Premier League club after winning back-to-back Serie A titles with Juventus.

Juventus says Sunderland will pay the transfer fee over three years.

Giaccherini has played 14 times for Italy, including at last month’s Confederations Cup in Brazil.

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