Wednesday July 1 2015
Official: Sampdoria sign Barreto

Sampdoria have officially completed the signing of Paraguayan midfielder Edgar Barreto from Palermo.

The 30-year-old arrives on a free transfer after four seasons with the Rosanero, where he scored seven goals in 122 appearances.

The central midfielder, who has 60 Paraguay caps to his name, has also had spells at Reggina and Atalanta since first arriving on the peninsula in 2007.

“Now we can say: Edgar Osvaldo Barreto is officially a Sampdoria player,” read a message on Sampdoria’s official Facebook page.

“Born in Asuncion, the capital of Paraguay, on July 15 1984, the midfielder will meet the media at the Temu sport centre at the end of the first morning training session for the Blucerchiati.”

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