Wednesday July 4 2012
Destro with Siena for pre-season

Transfer target to a number of clubs in Serie A this summer, Mattia Destro will begin pre-season with Siena, confirms their President.

The striker, now co-owned between the Tuscans and Genoa, has been the subject of numerous transfer links in anticpation of a summer switch, having impressed with Siena last term in Serie A.

However, even with Inter, Roma, Milan and Juventus forming an orderly queue, the striker is set to begin pre-season work with Siena.

“The player is half ours, he will be called up for the ritiro with Siena and only then will we see if there are any developments,” Massimo Mezzaroma declared to reporters outside the Lega Serie A offices this afternoon.

“We have no favoured clubs in talks [for Destro], this is a market, and how one conducts business is to sell the best fruit at the best price.

“Today, the boy is thinking about getting in shape for the start of the season.  Then, wherever he will play, he will play.

“He owes so much to the work done last year and he has much more to give, we will see, certainly.

“If the right offer does not come in then he will stay with us, but, he is a very important player, not just for Siena but for Italian football.

“And, I think that it is necessary that for his development he takes to a higher level.”

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