Juventus have signed Italian international defender Federico Peluso on loan from Atalanta BC with an option to make the deal permanent next summer.
Peluso, 28, has made 13 Serie A appearances for Atalanta this season, including the 3-0 defeat by the Bianconeri in the middle of last month. The left-back could find an immediate void to fill at Juventus, with Giorgio Chiellini out because of a calf injury and Kwadwo Asamoah absent on Africa Cup of Nations duty with Ghana. Peluso has three Italy caps to his name, marking the most recent of those with a maiden international goal in the Azzurri's 2-0 FIFA World Cup qualifying victory against Malta.
Juventus, looking to retain their Serie A crown, are eight points clear of ACF Fiorentina at the summit. They also topped UEFA Champions League Group E and will face Celtic FC in the round of 16, with the first leg in Glasgow on 12 February.
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