Torino strike deal for Empoli midfielder Ricci

by | Jan 27, 2022 20:51

Torino have reportedly secured a deal worth €11m for Empoli central midfielder and Italy Under-21 international Samuele Ricci.

According to Sportitalia transfer expert Alfredo Pedullà, the clubs have agreed a basic fee of €11m and Toro are meeting his agents this evening to thrash out the details of the personal terms.

The 20-year-old talent is a product of the Empoli youth academy who has spent his entire career at the club, helping them win the Serie B title and promotion last season.

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He has made an impression in the top flight too, scoring one goal with one assist in 21 Serie A appearances so far this term.

Ricci was requested specifically by Torino coach Ivan Juric as a reinforcement for the January transfer window.

The player has nine caps for Italy at Under-21 level and is expected to make the step up to the senior squad with CT Roberto Mancini in the near future.


  1. Interello

    Bargain, was really impressed with him at Spezia last season, was hoping he would join Fratessi at Inter

  2. Kam

    I was hoping Maldini would of been all over Ricci.
    Could of sent back Krunic+ cash.

  3. PeterTufaro

    Maldini only wants afro french. And his son.

  4. Franco UnBaresi

    This would be a great signing for Toro at a decent price.

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