Thursday August 22 2013
Livorno close to Emeghara

It’s reported Livorno have snapped up Siena hitman Innocent Emeghara on loan with option to buy half his contract.

The Swiss-Nigerian striker was a sensation last season after he joined Siena from FC Lorient in January.

He scored seven Serie A goals in 17 games and provided two assists, so caught the attention of clubs including Milan, Roma, Lazio, Sampdoria and Juventus.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Livorno have agreed to take Emeghara from their local rivals Siena on loan with an option to buy half his contract at the end of the season.