Monday June 30 2014
Maxi Lopez pleased to join Chievo

Maxi Lopez has spoken for the first time as a Chievo player, saying that the club’s desire to secure his signature made it impossible to refuse them.

The 30-year-old spent the second half of last season on loan at Sampdoria, but the Blucerchiati were not interested in signing him permanently from parent club Catania.

“Chievo strongly wanted me, they contacted my manager,” Lopez revealed to Chievo TV. “They talked to me in Argentina and they made their interest in me clear immediately.

“When they really want you, you can’t do anything other than accept.

“I had other offers but Chievo was a life choice, for my family too. It’s important to go to a team where I can show what I can do.”

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