Monday July 21 2014
Giaretta proud of Scuffet decision

Udinese sporting director Cristiano Giaretta has conceded he is ‘proud’ of Simone Scuffet for turning down Atletico Madrid.

Despite heavy interest, the young goalkeeper opted to reject a chance to sign for the Spanish champions and stay with the Zebrette.

And the board member has claimed that the shot-stopper has made the right choice for his career.

“The negotiations are always open with us,” he told reporters. “The club does not decide the fate of a footballer.

“But we are very keen to praise those who decide their fate is with Udinese – like Di Natale.

“We are proud and delighted with Scuffet’s decision.”

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