Thursday January 9 2020
Report: Tonelli returns to Samp

Lorenzo Tonelli should be on his way back to Sampdoria, as he is reported to be looking for a way out of Napoli.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the 29-year-old from Tuscany could be heading back to Genoa after featuring 19 times for the Blucerchiati last season.

Claudio Ranieri has reportedly been looking for an experienced defender and Tonelli has been struggling to break through at the San Paolo.

As the report claims he is not in Gennaro Gattuso’s plans for the rest of the season, the former Empoli man could head back to Sampdoria on another loan deal this winter.

The broadcaster claims the deal is only formalities away and we await confirmation. Tonelli has yet to feature in Serie A this campaign and has only collected seven league matches for the Azzurri since he joined the club in a €10m transfer from Empoli in July 2016.

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