Leeds United have completed the signing of Switzerland defender Gaetano Berardi for an undisclosed fee from Serie A side Sampdoria.

The 25-year-old, who can play at right and left-back, has agreed a two-year deal at Elland Road.

Berardi, who has been promoted with both Brescia and Sampdoria, is United's fifth signing of the summer.

Goalkeeping duo Marco Silvestri and Stuart Taylor, midfielder Tommaso Bianchi and striker Souleymane Doukara have also moved to the Yorkshire club ahead of the new Championship season.