Thursday November 7 2013
Toni explains Verona switch

Luca Toni says it didn’t take him long to accept Verona’s offer to join them in the summer following their promotion to Serie A.

The 36-year-old moved to Hellas on a free transfer after his contract with Fiorentina expired. He has five goals in nine Serie A games so far for one of the top-flight’s revelation sides.

“I still had a great desire to play football,” stated the 2006 World Cup winner to Sport Di Piu. “My motivation is everything for me.

“I was looking for a side like Verona, with a board of directors who have always believed in me from our first meeting.

“I spoke with sporting director Sean Sogliano and with President Maurizio Setti – their determined belief in me convinced me this was the right club.”

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