Juventus announce deal for Athletic Bilbao striker Llorente

Juventus have announced the Bosman signing of Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente.

Juventus have announced the Bosman signing of Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente.

Llorente is set to link up with the Serie A champions as a free agent when his contract at Bilbao expires in the summer.

"The future of Llorente is black and white," read a statement on Juve's official website.

"The Spain international, who will soon be out of contract at Athletic Bilbao, has signed an agreement that will bind him to Juventus from 1 July 2013. The contract, for a period of four years, will expire 30 June 2017.

"Until the end of this season the striker will continue to play for Athletic Bilbao."

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