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Juventus tribute to Sami Khedira after signing Hertha Berlin deal

Juventus have paid tribute to Sami Khedira after he completed his move to Hertha Berlin on Monday.

Released from his contract, Khedira played 124 games in his five years and a half spell with the Bianconeri.

“A winner. A man appreciated both on and off the pitch. A great player, who has left his mark on Juventus history," Juventus' official statement reads.

“After five and a half seasons and 11 titles, Sami Khedira leaves Juventus. A winner in every single season in with the Black and White shirt.

“Whilst the German had a limited influence last year, throughout his overall Juventus experience Sami left a big mark: with his goals dictated by perfect timing, by his breakup of play in the middle of the park and his ability to affect even the most delicate areas ofthe pitch. Khedira leaves the club with a total of 145 official appearances and 21 goals scored, all in Serie A: a shared record for a German player in Bianconero with Helmut Haller.

“Khedira arrived at Juventus in the summer of 2015 and made his official debut on the 30th September, starting the Champions League home match against Sevilla, in a 2-0 win for the Bianconeri.

“His contribution is immediately recognised by the Juventus fans, as a champion who has just arrived from Real Madrid, who won the World Cup with Germany in 2014, just a few months after winning the Champions League."

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