Giuseppe Rossi presented as new Genoa player
Genoa's new forward Giuseppe Rossi poses for photographers during his presentation as new player of the Italian Serie A soccer club at Genoa Museum in Genoa, Italy, Dec. 5, 2017. EPA-EFE/LUCA ZENNARO
Genoa's new forward Giuseppe Rossi (R) arrives at Genoa Museum for his presentation as new player of the Italian Serie A soccer club in Genoa, Italy, Dec. 5, 2017. EPA-EFE/LUCA ZENNARO
Rome, Dec 5 (efe-epa).- Italian forward Giuseppe Rossi, a former striker for Spain's Villarreal, Levante and Celta Vigo, was presented Tuesday as a new signing for Serie A side Genoa.
The 30-year-old American-born player's contract runs until June of next year.
The forward said he felt in excellent physical condition seven-and-a-half months after undergoing knee surgery and was training well.
Rossi had been available since July, when Celta Vigo did not renew his contract.
He signed with Genoa after undergoing medical tests to assess whether he had fully from the injury sustained in April.
It remains unclear when he will make his first appearance, although Rossi said he hoped he could take the field for Genoa's Serie A match on Dec. 17 against Fiorentina, another of his former teams.