Sampdoria have confirmed that they have reached an agreement with Catania for striker Maxi Lopez.
The Argentine goalscorer revealed on Monday that he was interested in going back to the Marassi, after spending part of last season on loan there.
And the Bluerchiati have released a statement this afternoon, stating that the forward has signed on another loan, but with the option for an outright purchase.
“Sampdoria can announce it has acquired, on a temporary basis with the option to purchase outright, Maxi Lopez from Catania Calcio.
“The striker has chosen the No. 7 shirt and will be available for Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic for this afternoon’s training session.”