Shakhtar Donetsk striker Lucarelli: I rejected Portsmouth

Shakhtar Donetsk striker Cristiano Lucarelli has revealed he rejected an offer from Portsmouth ahead of his switch from Italy's Livorno.

"[Livorno president Aldo] Spinelli told me that he had agreed a deal with Portsmouth when I returned from the international against Lithuania, but I told him that I would choose where I go," said Lucarelli.

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