Cagliari sign Palermo striker Pinilla

Cagliari have signed Palermo striker Mauricio Pinilla.

The Chilean forward made the move on loan with an option to buy at the end of the season.

“I am proud to become part of a great team and a club with such a great history behind it,” said Pinilla.

“I never had the chance to come to Sardinia, not even when playing for other teams in Serie A, but I know it is a splendid place with so many beautiful beaches.

“I know that they are one of Italy’s most organised clubs. I also know my new teammates, especially as I played against them in Palermo earlier this season.

“I am certain of one thing, that Cagliari are one of the best sides in this tournament and we need fear nobody.”

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