Toronto FC announce the signing of Insigne, Euro Cup champions and Napoli Murti

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The great idol of Napoli and champion of the Eurocup with the Italian national team, midfielder Lorenzo Insigne will play for Toronto FC from the United States starting in July. The club on Saturday announced the signing of the 30-year-old star, who signed a valid pre-contract with the current club following the expiration of the deal.

The Insigne will depart Napoli after 11 seasons. He has already defended the Italian club in 416 matches and needed just one goal to equal the 115 scored by Murti Maradona in the Naples team. He will have six months to become the team’s top scorer.

The club that has Venezuelan Soteldo, ex-Santos and point guard in So Paulo plans, Toronto FC celebrated a big deal for the deal with the Italian No. 10, the second great name of the European country to defend it after Giovinco.

Toronto FC President Bill Manning said: “This is a historic and exciting day for our club.” “Lorenzo is a world-class attacking player at the height of his career. He was European champion with Italy and played on the biggest stages during his Napoli career. Lorenzo has game-changing talent. He plays with pleasure and passion. , and our fans and supporters would love to have you as a member of our team.”

Even future coaches could not stop their joy with the arrival of Insigne. “We all look forward to seeing Lorenzo join us this summer,” said Toronto FC head coach and sporting director Bob Bradley. “His ability to create opportunities for him and his teammates is special. Having watched him for many years, I know he’s also a player who works for the team. Lorenzo is the kind of player that you would Come to see because there’s always a chance he’ll do something unforgettable.”

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The contract signed with Toronto FC will last for four seasons and, according to the Italian press, will be the longest in the history of Major League Soccer. annual salary will be?? 11.5 million (approximately R$73 million) per year for Insigne.

About the author: Sarah Gracie

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