Juventus Confirm Blaise Matuidi Departure Ahead of Inter Miami Switch

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Matuidi swaps Turn for Miami | ISABELLA BONOTTO/Getty Images

Juventus have confirmed that Blaise Matuidi has left the club ahead of an expected move to Major League Soccer side Inter Miami.

The French midfielder moved to Turin from Paris Saint-Germain in 2017, bringing and end to a six-year affiliation with the club that brought with it 11 major trophies.

His time with Juventus has followed a similar suit, winning the Serie A title in each of his three seasons. One Supercoppa Italiana and one Coppa Italia have been secured too, but now the Old Lady have confirmed he has moved on from the club.

An excerpt of the club's statement read: "The French midfielder leaves Juventus after three years and five trophies won at the club. With our colours on his back, he fought and played his heart out in every single game; placing constant pressure on the opponents, tearing apart the run of play and ever so eloquently relaunching the ball into action.

"After three years and five titles won (three Scudetti, one Coppa Italia and one Italian Super Cup), Blaise Matuidi and Juventus say goodbye with the consensual termination of the player’s contract.

“Charo" - as he is affectionately known for his vulture-like celebration - won 210 tackles from 2017/18 until today in all competitions, all while recording 114 interceptions and scoring eight goals, with five assists provided. 

"And it is because of all these characteristics, and for the great commitment he has always put in place with us, that we thank him. Blaise is someone who will always be in our hearts and we wish him all the very best for the future. Merci, Blaise!"

The mutual termination of his contract comes ahead of an inevitable move to Inter Miami, the MLS franchise co-owned by David Beckham, who only just played their first league match on 1 March.

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