Wednesday August 27 2014
Official: Marchionni-Costa swap

Sampdoria have signed Marco Marchionni from Parma in a straight swap with Andrea Costa.

The exchange was completed this afternoon between the two players on permanent transfers.

Marchionni is a 34-year-old versatile attacking midfielder with six Italy caps to his name and previous spells at the likes of Empoli, Piacenza, Juventus and Fiorentina.

Costa is a 28-year-old left-back who has played for Bologna, Reggina and first joined Sampdoria in August 2011.