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Dane Poulsen switches to Juventus

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  • Midfielder Christian Poulsen has moved from Sevilla to Juventus
  • Juventus have paid $15.5 million for the Danish international
  • Poulsen helped Sevilla to win the UEFA Cup in 2007
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(CNN) -- Juventus have signed Danish international midfielder Christian Poulsen from Spanish side Sevilla for $15.5 million, the Primera Liga club has announced.

Poulsen was a member of Sevilla's UEFA Cup winning squad of 2007.

Poulsen was a member of Sevilla's UEFA Cup winning squad of 2007.

The 28-year-old,Poulsen said: "My dream is to surprise the Italian public and show them that rather than being the unpolished player they perceive me as being that I am in fact technically very sound."

Poulsen was a member of Sevilla's UEFA Cup winning team in 2007.

Juventus coach Claudio Ranieri said: "I am delighted. With the arrival of Poulsen, we now have 99percent of the squad I want.

"All we are missing is a goalkeeper."

Ranieri is thought to be interested in signing Austrian international goalkeeper Alex Manninger from Serie A rivals Siena, to back up to Italian number one Gianluigi Buffon.

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