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.”


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