Friday July 19 2013
Genoa announce Lodi swoop

Francesco Lodi has completed his move from Catania to Genoa, with Panagiotis Tachtsidis heading in the other direction.

Genoa confirmed the transfers this afternoon.

“Catania was an important experience for me,” the former Udinese player told the Corriere Mercantile recently.

“I’ve grown and I’m now ready for Genoa, very ready.

“I don’t like making promises, I’ll look to do my talking on the pitch. What I can guarantee is that I’ll give my all, as I have always done.”

The 29-year-old, who joined Catania in 2011 from Frosinone, was wanted by both Milan clubs in January.

Tachtsidis returned to the port outfit this summer after a problematic season with Roma during the last campaign.

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