December 9, 2023

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Italy star Lorenzo Insigne joins Toronto FC as Designated Player

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Italy star Lorenzo Insigne joins Toronto FC as Designated Player

TRANSFER TRACKER Standing: Signing

Italy national team star Lorenzo Insigne has signed a pre-contract with Toronto FC in a landmark go for the club and Main League Soccer, the Reds declared Saturday. He signed a four-calendar year offer by way of June 2026.

Insigne will sign up for July 1 as a Selected Participant immediately after the expiration of his existing deal with Serie A aspect Napoli, which he captains and 1st debuted for in 2010. This earlier summer time, the 30-yr-outdated served lead Italy to the UEFA European Championship title.

The transformative offer, which has been documented as paying out Insigne upwards of $15 million (pre-tax) for every time, signifies a stake-in-the-ground instant as Toronto enter a new era under head coach and sporting director Bob Bradley.

“This is a historic and remarkable day for our club,” Toronto FC president Monthly bill Manning reported in a launch. “Lorenzo is a entire world-course attacking participant in the prime of his profession. He was a European winner with Italy and has done on the most significant levels all through his club career with Napoli. Lorenzo has the expertise to improve video games. He plays the match with joy and passion, and our followers and supporters are likely to enjoy watching him as a member of our crew.”

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