Gollini: ‘Aston Villa great opportunity’

by | Jul 6, 2016 18:31

Verona goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini is “very happy with this opportunity to join a glorious club” like Aston Villa.

The shot-stopper is ready to complete the transfer for a reported €5m.

“I am very happy with this opportunity,” 21-year-old Gollini told Sky Sport Italia.

“While I’m a little sad to be leaving Italy, this was a very important opportunity. I am going to a glorious club with a stadium that has 40,000 seats.

Verona goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini is “very happy with this opportunity to join a glorious club” like Aston Villa.

The shot-stopper is ready to complete the transfer for a reported €5m.

“I am very happy with this opportunity,” 21-year-old Gollini told Sky Sport Italia.

“While I’m a little sad to be leaving Italy, this was a very important opportunity. I am going to a glorious club with a stadium that has 40,000 seats.

“I want to thank Verona for these two years. There were several sides interested, but Roberto Di Matteo really wanted me and I think this can be a great opportunity for me.”

Gollini is no stranger to England, as he spent time at the Manchester United youth academy.

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