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.

4 Comments

  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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