TURIN, June 28, 2011 – Stephan Lichtsteiner is the fourth transfer of Juventus, the first real economic effort after the arrival of Andrea Pirlo, Reto Ziegler and Michele Pazienza at no cost . “Conte has convinced me”, says the 27 year old Swiss national. “I wanted to Juve – he continues – but the call of the coach was important. We see football the same way. “…



Medical and signature. Yesterday the medical rite in clinic Fornaca of Turin, then blitz in head office for the signature on the contract which  will be filed Friday and will bind the Swiss to Juventus until 2015. Also present the agent Federico Pastorello. “Stephan has sent an email to thank Lotito – tells Pastorello -. He let himself well atLazio. For some time we had an agreement with Juventus, missing only the okay of Roman club’s . Lichtsteiner knows how to make a nice leap forward. ” 

Behind, the fullbacks are complete now. In short, in Corso Galileo Ferraris have put less than a month to solve one of the biggest problems last season. Today, in defense, the bands can be considered covered with precisely the right Lichtsteiner-Motta and De Ceglie-Ziegler on the left, in addition the “wildcard” Chiellini. Lichtsteiner has cost ten million (including bonuses) and leaves Lazio after three seasons playing at high level. Growing up in Lucerne, makes his debut in football which matters with the shirt of Grasshoppers. Arrives in Italy in 2008 after three seasons in France with Lille. Boasts 39 national team appearances: starter in World Cup in South Africa . 

source: La Gazzetta dello Sport 
by: Mirko Graziano
adapted by: Mike Prise