By Emre Asikci
ISTANBUL (AA) - Spanish forward Alvaro Morata returned to Italy's Juventus on loan, the club announced on Tuesday.
"He will be part of this year’s team, with an option for a one-year extension to the loan, plus an option to buy," Juventus said on its website.
"Juventus Football Club S.p.A. announces that an agreement with Atletico de Madrid for the temporary acquisition, until the end of 2020/2021 sportive season, of the registration rights of the player Alvaro Morata has been finalized for a consideration of €10 million, to be paid during current financial year," it said in a statement.
The Turin side has the option to buy Spanish forward at the end of the 2020/21 campaign for €45 million ($52 million).
Also, the Italian side has the right to extend the acquisition on a temporary basis until the end of the 2021-22 season for a fee of €10 million ($11 million).
Morata previously played for Spain's Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and England's Chelsea.
The 27-year-old helped Real Madrid win two UEFA Champions League titles and two FIFA Club World Cup trophies.
When playing for Juventus from 2014 to 2016 he scored 27 goals and 18 assists in 93 games.