Italy’s Rugani joins Champions League rookies Rennes


Italy centre-back Daniele Rugani has joined Champions League debutants Rennes on a season-long mortgage from Juventus, the Ligue 1 leaders introduced on Saturday.

Italian and French media report the Bretons have paid two million euros ($2.34 million) for 26-year-old Rugani, who has seven appearances for the Azzurri.

“We could not hope for higher. He has Champions League expertise and with Italy,” the French membership’s president Nicolas Holveck mentioned in an announcement.

In March, Rugani grew to become the primary Serie A participant to check optimistic for Covid-19 earlier than final season was halted because of the virus outbreak.

Earlier, Holveck’s aspect introduced the arrival of Inter Milan wing-back Dalbert Henrique, additionally on a short lived deal. 

On Sunday, the unbeaten top-of-the-table outfit welcome second-from-bottom Reims of their ultimate match forward of a two-week break because of the worldwide window.




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