Italy star Giorgio Chiellini confirms he will re-sign for Juventus as the defender aims for more titles

Italy star Giorgio Chiellini confirms he will re-sign for Juventus after his contract in Turin expires during Euro 2020 as the defender, who turns 37 next month, aims for more titles

  • The defender has spent the last 17 years of his career with the Serie A giants
  • His contract in Turin expired on June 30 as he helped Italy to Euro glory
  • He has made 535 appearances and collected 20 trophies during his time in Turin

Italy star Giorgio Chiellini has confirmed he will re-sign for Juventus after revealing his desire to ‘win some more trophies’.

The defender has spent the last 17 years of his career with the Serie A giants, coming over from Livorno in 2004.

But Chiellini’s contract in Turin expired on June 30 when he helped Italy win the European Championship.

Giorgio Chiellini has confirmed he will report back for training at Juventus this week

Although the 36-year-old is technically a free agent, he has revealed that he will report back to the club next week.

Chiellini made 535 appearances and took 20 trophies during his time in Turin, including nine Serie A titles, five Coppa Italias, five Italian Super Cups and the Serie B title.

“I want to win some more trophies because it just makes you more hungry to do it again – and wearing the Juventus shirt without the Scudetto symbol on the chest is an extra motivation,” said the central defender at a ceremony in Livorno.

Chiellini was technically a free agent when he helped Italy beat England in the Euro 2020 final

Chiellini was technically a free agent when he helped Italy beat England in the Euro 2020 final

“I need a few more days to rest and recover from the chaos of the past month, but I’ll be in Turin on Monday and happy to get back to work.”

Asked if Italy’s Euro 2020 triumph has sunk in yet, Chiellini added: “I don’t think you can even dream of winning a trophy as captain of your national team.

“You’re happy enough to just play football in your city, but here we went even further than the biggest dream.”

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