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Toronto FC signing Federico Bernardeschi: There were Napoli talks

Federico Bernardeschi admits he spoke to Napoli before signing for Toronto FC.

The midfielder left Juventus as a free agent to join the MLS franchise this month.

Bernardeschi confirmed he received an approach from Napoli: “There was interest, it went on for a while, but then I had other things on my mind."

The 28-year-old struggled to find his role at Juventus.

“I was always very open to playing in different positions, so that penalised me. I don't have any regrets, I had 30-35 appearances on average per year and I earned my keep."

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