Leonardo Bonucci rejoins Serie A champions Juventus

Leonardo Bonucci has rejoined Juventus from AC Milan

Leonardo Bonucci has rejoined Juventus from AC Milan

Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci has rejoined Serie A champions Juventus from AC Milan, while striker Gonzalo Higuain is moving the opposite way.

Bonucci, 31, have spent just one season at the San Siro having joined from Juve for £35.1m last summer.

On Thursday, Juve tweeted a short video of former skipper Bonucci with the caption “Touches down in Turin”.

Argentina striker Higuain, 30, has been replaced at the Allianz Stadium by Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo.

Juve defender Mattia Caldara is also expected to move to Milan.

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The seven-time European champions will reportedly pay an initial £16m as part of a season-long loan deal for Higuain, with the option of making the move permanent for an additional £32m at the end of the season.

Leonardo Bonucci having his medical at Serie A champions Juventus

Leonardo Bonucci having his medical at Serie A champions Juventus

AC Milan’s Instagram account posted a video of Higuain in their club colours with the caption “Higuain, ready to start”.

Higuain, who was linked with a move to Premier League side Chelsea, joined Juve from Napoli for a then domestic record fee of £75.3m in 2016 and scored 40 league goals in two seasons.

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