Bonucci: Juventus is my home

first_imgLeonardo Bonucci believes he has come home after re-signing for Juventus a year on from his shock departure to AC Milan.The Italy centre-back sealed his return to Turin on Thursday in a straight swap deal that saw Mattia Caldara move to San Siro as his replacement.Gonzalo Higuain also joined Milan from Juve on an initial season-long loan deal with an option to buy. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Man Utd ready to spend big on Sancho and Haaland in January Who is Marcus Thuram? Lilian’s son who is top of the Bundesliga with Borussia Monchengladbach Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! The Argentina striker’s transfer means Bonucci’s U-turn has arguably not grabbed the headlines it might otherwise have done.Some supporters were seemingly not keen to forgive and forget the 31-year-old’s defection to the Rossoneri as they whistled and booed him upon his arrival at Juventus’ headquarters.Nevertheless, his affections for a club where he won six consecutive Scudetti in his first spell remains strong.”It was difficult to imagine this would happen, but it’s fantastic that it has.” @bonucci_leo19 reacts to his  return.#WelcomeToJU— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) August 2, 2018″It was difficult to imagine that this would happen, but it’s fantastic that it has,” he told Juventus’ official YouTube channel.”I’m excited. Turin is my home and Juventus is my home, so I’m really happy to be back.”Juve kick off their bid for an eighth straight Serie A crown against Chievo on August 18, while Higuain, Caldara and their new Milan team-mates host Genoa a day later.last_img

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