Friday March 9 2018
Criscito ‘confirms’ Genoa return

Domenico Criscito has all-but-confirmed that he will return to Genoa this summer and revealed his goal against RB Leipzig was for Davide Astori.

Criscito has reportedly agreed a deal to re-join Genoa once his Zenit St Petersburg contract expires at the end of the season, while he scored a free kick on Thursday to bag his side a crucial away goal in their Europa League last-16 tie with Leipzig, despite their 2-1 defeat.

“Davide was a friend and an international teammate of mine,” the former Italy left-back said after the game.

“He was a special person and my goal was all for him. I’d also like to think he gave me a hand when I scored that free kick.

“Genoa? There’s still nothing official. All I can say is I will return to Italy, Genoa have been looking for me and that I have Genoa in my heart.”

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