Sampdoria have signed Marco Marchionni from Parma in a straight swap with Andrea Costa.
The exchange was completed this afternoon between the two players on permanent transfers.
Marchionni is a 34-year-old versatile attacking midfielder with six Italy caps to his name and previous spells at the likes of Empoli, Piacenza, Juventus and Fiorentina.
Costa is a 28-year-old left-back who has played for Bologna, Reggina and first joined Sampdoria in August 2011.
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