Official: Gabbiadini moves to Sampdoria
Football 11 January 2019 14:14 GMT
Sampdoria have announced the signing of Manolo Gambiadini outrightly from premier league side Southampton until 2023.
” President Massimo Ferrero and UC Sampdoria announce that they have acquired definitively from Southampton Football Club the rights to the sporting services of the player Manolo Gabbiadini.
The 27-year-old joined Saints from Napoli forin the region of £14 million to £15 million depending on the source in January 2017 and has gone to score 12 goals in 60 appearances for the club.
Gabbiadini has sealed a return to Italy and the team he played for from 2013 to 2015, joining in a deal worth in the region of £12m.
Samp have edged out latecomers Real Betis were also interested and Hasenhuttl said at the weekend that the final decision will be down to Gabbiadini.
“Sure [they have had bids], we have to decide and he has to decide where he wants to go,” said Hassenhuttl.
“There are a few teams interested in Manolo, we will have a look and if there’s a result, we’ll tell you.”