Domenico Criscito set to join Toronto – Genoa captain “has received proposal”

By FPL360


Deal done? 

Major League Soccer side Toronto FC are set to add Italian defender Domenico Criscito. Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano reported on Wednesday that a deal was agreed between the player and the Reds. The 35-year-oldGenoa captain is expected to join on a free transfer and sign a two-year contract with TFC. 

Genoa, in the meantime, confirmed on Wednesday that a transfer was close. “Our captain Criscito has received an important proposal, it’s true,” Genoa board member Andres Blazquez said (quoted by Romano). Criscito has been an important part of Genoa this season, scoring five goals and one assist in his first 12 Serie A games this season. But the defender has been in and out of the squad with injuries since November and has not played since December 21 (injury history). 

With their captain’s injury history in mind, Genoa decided to move in a different direction, opening the door for an immediate transfer. Criscito, who has played 269 games for Genoa (29 goals and 13 assists) and 224 games for Russian club Zenit (20 goals and 29 assists) is expected to bolster TFC’s backline immediately adding center-back and wing-back depth to Bob Bradley’s squad. 

Pozuelo, Bradley, Soteldo & Co.: Toronto FC’s record transfer

Kemar Lawrence | Signed from RSC Anderlecht in 2021 | Fee: $600,000

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Auro Jr. | Signed from FC São Paulo in 2019 | Fee: $730,000

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Gregory van der Wiel | Signed from Cagliari Calcio in 2018 | Fee: $1.1m

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Matías Laba | Signed from Argentinos Juniors in 2013 | Fee: $1.5m

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Gilberto | Signed from Sport Club Internacional in 2014 | Fee: $3m

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Yeferson Soteldo | Signed from Santos in 2021 | Fee: $6.5m

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Alejandro Pozuelo | Signed from KRC Genk in 2019 | Fee: $10m

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Michael Bradley | Signed from AS Roma in 2014 | Fee: $10m

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Jermain Defoe | Signed from Tottenham Hotspur in 2014 | Fee: $10m

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