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Tuesday March 24 2015
‘Inter, Napoli wanted Criscito’

Domenico Criscito’s agent reveals Inter and Napoli wanted to sign him, and discusses Sebastian Giovinco’s start to life in Toronto.

Italian international Criscito signed a new contract with Russian side Zenit St Petersburg this month, but Andrea D’Amico reveals two clubs tried to lure him back to Serie A.

“He had many admirers in Italy,” the player’s representative explained in an interview with Sky.

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Friday March 6 2015
Giovinco: ‘Felt like burden to Juventus’

Sebastian Giovinco explains his reasons for leaving Juventus, saying he felt like ‘a burden’ before moving to Toronto FC.

The Atomic Ant joined the MLS side in January, leaving Juventus six months early, and spoke to Corriere dello Sport with the season set to get underway.

“I felt that if I stayed [at Juventus] I’d have been a burden,” Giovinco explained.

“The club wanted to bring my departure forward.

“I hope to return to the national team, but I’m calm.”

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Saturday February 7 2015
Giovinco: 'Allegri ended Juve talks'

Sebastian Giovinco implies Max Allegri pushed him out of Juventus, but he already “feels at home” with Toronto FC.

Read Marco D'Onofrio's blog about why Giovinco is the perfect fit for TFC.

The Atomic Ant held his presentation Press conference in Toronto on Friday and then spoke to La Gazzetta dello Sport.

“Within 48 hours of the idea being proposed to me, Toronto manager Tim Bezbatchenko flew to Turin to meet me,” he revealed.

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Saturday February 7 2015
Giovinco perfect fit for Toronto

Sebastian Giovinco’s arrival is just as important for the player as it is for TFC, argues Marco D’Onofrio, our man in Toronto.

If we’ve learned anything since Sebastian Giovinco’s plane touched down in Toronto on Thursday, it is that the move is about much more than just a team with a plethora of money to spend and a player eager to cash in. Rather, it’s a tale of a city desperate for a winner and a player longing to feel relevant again.

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Friday February 6 2015
‘I had problems in Italy’

Former Juventus striker Sebastian Giovinco says he had 'too many problems' in Italy, and wants to 'make history' with his new club Toronto FC.

La Formica Atomica rescinded his contract in advance with the Bianconeri to go on and become reportedly the highest-earning Italian footballer currently in the world.

In the Press conference that saw him formally introduced to his new fans, Giovinco stressed the winning mentality that he wants to bring to the club.

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Monday February 2 2015
Toronto thank Juve for Giovinco

Toronto FC are “grateful to Juventus” for allowing Sebastian Giovinco to terminate his contract six months early.

The striker had already signed on to join the Canadian MLS club from July, but today ended his Juventus contract early by mutual consent.

“Having Sebastian join us in time for training camp is incredibly important for our team and our plans this ‎year,” said Toronto FC general manager Tim Bezbatchenko.

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Monday February 2 2015
Official: Giovinco leaves Juventus

Juventus have confirmed that Sebastian Giovinco has ended his contract early to join MLS side Toronto FC.

The Atomic Ant had already agreed to move to Canada in the summer, but the Bianconeri have today announced that the Italian international will move immediately.

“Sebastian Giovinco has today ended his time in Turin and completed a move to MLS side FC Toronto,” the Bianconeri confirmed on their official website.

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Sunday February 1 2015
Matri all set for Juventus

Juventus look to have chosen Alessandro Matri to replace Sebastian Giovinco rather than Daniel Osvaldo.

Giovinco is set to terminate his contract by mutual consent tomorrow so that he can join Toronto FC now instead of in July.

Coach Max Allegri confirmed in today’s Press conference that the short-list was down to just two names.

“Tomorrow it is 99 per cent sure that one out of Matri or Osvaldo will arrive.”

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Sunday February 1 2015
Allegri: 'Juve risked losing'

Max Allegri admits Juventus “risked losing” against Udinese and was happy with the 0-0 draw.

“We played badly in the first half and kept throwing the ball away, were too hasty trying to go forward and left ourselves open to the counter-attack,” he told Sky Sport Italia.

“We went closer to conceding a goal than scoring in the first half. After the break we were more solid and more careful with the ball, so only ran a couple of risks.

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Friday January 30 2015
MLS approve Giovinco move?

Major League Soccer has reportedly given its OK for Toronto to bring forward their signing of Sebastian Giovinco from Juventus.

La Formica Atomica agreed a surprise deal with the Canadians earlier this month, to join them on a Bosman move in the summer.

However, the Old Lady has been  trying to accelerate his departure and it is reported that their efforts may yet bear fruit.

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