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Eniola Aluko signs for Italian champions Juventus

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FORMER CHELSEA forward Eniola Aluko has signed for Italian champions Juventus.

The 31-year-old England international signed off from the London club with a second Women's Super League title, where she also won two FA Cups.

According to BBC Sport, she had the option to stay with Chelsea after six years at the club, but said that she wanted to "do something different".

"Delighted and honoured to join a club with an overwhelming history, ambition and success," she said.

"So proud to hold the shirt worn by an endless list of legends. I can't wait to get started!!"

Juventus only formed their women's senior team last year but won the Serie A title in their debut season and will compete in next season's Champion's League

Aluko will join fellow English player Katie Zelem in the squad.

She has scored 33 goals in 102 England appearances but has not played for her country since 2016.

Aluko was involved in a discrimination case against former England manager Mark Sampson last year, with the Football Association apologising in October for racially discriminatory remarks made by the Welshman to Aluko in 2014.

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