Alex Sandro: Brazilian joins Juventus from Porto in £18m deal

Alex Sandro
Brazil defender Alex Sandro has been at Porto since 2011.

Brazil left-back Alex Sandro has signed for Italian champions Juventus from Porto for £18.6m (26m euros) on a five-year deal.

The 24-year-old, with six caps for his country, has been linked with Manchester Unitedexternal-link and Real Madridexternal-link in the past.

Juventus begin their Serie A campaign at home against Udinese on Sunday.

They won the league and cup double last season but lost the Champions League final to Barcelona.