Chievo Verona have snapped up veteran striker Davide di Michele.
Di Michele, 36, signed a one-year deal with the club following the expiry of his Lecce contract.
â€śWe found ourselves together at the right time and it felt important to be here,â€ť reflected Di Michele on the deal.
â€śChievoâ€™s pursuit lasted a couple of years and I thank [sporting director Giovanni] Sartori and [President Luca] Campedelli who have proven to love me at all costs.
â€śIâ€™m happy to have made this choice and can now begin. Iâ€™m 36 but inside I still have a lot of desire.
â€śI consider this a fresh start. I could have done nothing, remained quiet, but I sought a solution that would allow me to continue at this level and nowhere else interested me.
â€śThe fans expectations for me to reach double figures are mine also. But be aware, there are a large number of strikers in this squad. Iâ€™ll try to get involved in the best possible way.
â€śChievo was a choice of the heart, for the estimation and its standing. In short, these were the elements that convinced me to become a part of their world.â€ť