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Lorenzo Insigne: Napoli star set to sign for Toronto FC

Fri 31 December 2021 | 21:15

Lorenzo Insigne will join Toronto FC from Napoli next summer in one of the most significant signings in the history of Major League Soccer.

The Partenopei attacker has been one of the most consistent in Serie A over the previous decade, with more than 300 top-flight appearances for

Napoli

in that time.

Insigne

's contract with Napoli is set to expire at the conclusion of the current Serie A season, with the club only willing to pay the 30-year-old reduced wages in exchange for his continued services. Some European heavyweights, most notably Scudetto holders

Inter Milan

, have shown interest in signing Insigne.

Nobody, however, was able to match

Toronto

's offer, which is a reputed five-and-a-half-year deal for about $13 million USD ($16.7 million CAD) each season with up to $5.1 million USD ($6.5 million CAD) in add-ons.

90min

believes that TFC and Insigne have reached an agreement on terms, and that he will sign a contract with the Canadian team this summer.

Toronto must first free up a Designated Player (DP) place on their squad before a contract with Insigne can be finalized. At the moment,

Alejandro Pozuelo

,

Jozy Altidore

, and

Yeferson Soteldo

are the players that fill their three available positions.

Toronto's acquisition of Italy's European Championship-winning star forward Lorenzo Insigne will mark a breakthrough event in the league's history.


source: SportMob

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