President Enrico Preziosi said Genoa have signed “an overseas international who will be announced on Monday.”
The patron is known for achieving some surprising swoops on the transfer market and hints he has got another headline-grabbing deal.
“We have got a new player,” declared Preziosi on Radio Radio. “He is an overseas international, as in Italy the prices are too high.
“He will be announced on Monday. I completed the signing after an eight-hour negotiation.”
Reports suggest several options, including Saint-Etienne star Blaise Matuidi, Toulouse midfielder Moussa Sissoko and Steven Defour of Standard Liege.
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