Marco Donadel confirmed he will fly out tomorrow to sign for MLS club Montreal Impact. “It’s a lifestyle choice.”
The 31-year-old midfielder is a free agent after terminating his contract with Napoli by mutual consent.
“I am going to have a new experience and took this opportunity to get to know a new world,” Donadel told Tuttomercatoweb.
“As the MLS season is coming to a close, I cannot be registered before February when the new campaign kicks off.”
He grew up in the Milan youth academy, playing also for Lecce, Parma, Sampdoria, Fiorentina, Verona and Napoli.
“Canada was a lifestyle choice, I wanted to try myself in a different and certainly interesting League. I wasn’t lacking offers from elsewhere, for example India, but that is a brief season and I wanted to be part of a more long-term project.”
Montreal Impact has a strong Italian community, including Matteo Ferrari, Marco Di Vaio and ex-player Alessandro Nesta.
Donadel has absolutely no regrets about leaving Napoli.
“The first year I was injured, the second I was on loan at Verona and now I rescinded the contract. I basically never had the chance to play for Napoli.”