Atalanta sporting director Gabriele Zamagna believes that Giuseppe Rossi's return to Italian football is good for Serie A.
The Villarreal man is reportedly on the verge of a move to Fiorentina, and the 49-year-old, who was at Parma during Rossi's spell there, has claimed that his decision to come back to the peninsula can only be a positive.
“I'm pleased that Giuseppe Rossi has decided to return to Italy,” he told Sky Sport Italia. “Seeing him play in a strong and ambitious team is an asset for all of Italian football.
“He left Italy in 2004 to go to Manchester United and then came back [in 2007], and was the protagonist in a miraculous escape [from relegation].
“There is a special relationship between us because of that. He helped us a lot at Parma and I hope his career takes off again after injuries.”