Thursday August 18 2016
Official: Genoa sign Simeone

Genoa have officially confirmed the signing of Giovanni Simeone, son of Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone.

The striker arrives from River Plate, having scored 12 goals in 29 matches while on loan at Banfield last season.

“Genoa Cricket and Football Club announces the signing of forward Giovanni Simeone from River Plate on a permanent basis,” a statement from the Grifone announced.

“The presentation to the media is set for tomorrow, Friday August 19, in the Press room at Villa Rostan."

Simeone has recently returned from the Rio Olympics, where he made three appearances for Argentina.

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