OFFICIAL: Lorenzo Insigne will play well in Toronto (MLS)


For several days, the idea had been gaining ground. The deal was finally formalized this Saturday: Lorenzo Insigne will join Toronto.

For several days, the idea had been gaining ground. The deal was finally formalized this Saturday from the MLS club: Lorenzo Insigne, who had already signed his contract on Tuesday evening, will indeed become a Toronto FC player from July. This is the life choice of Insigne, who, when he turns 31 in June, will play in Canada for four and a half years, until 2026. He will settle in one of the most pleasant cities to live from the world to play in one of the most exciting leagues in the world, the North American MLS, which is constantly enriched with new teams.

Insigne’s transfer has been confirmed by Toronto

Insigne will earn a very significant sum for his Canadian experience. According to rumours: more than ten million euros. At the end of the contract with Naples next June, he will therefore leave the formation of Campania after twelve years, between ups and downs, victories, controversies and tears.

« Italian national team outfield player Lorenzo Insigne has signed a pre-contract to join the club on a four-year contract from July 1, 2022. He will be added to the list as a Designated Player pending the receipt of his national transfer certificate (ITC) »says the club.

« Lorenzo has the talent to change matches »

Toronto FC president Bill Manning was thrilled to record such an arrival. « It’s a historic and exciting day for our club. Lorenzo is a world-class striker at the height of his career. He was European champion with Italy and performed on the biggest stages during his career at club level with Napoli. Lorenzo has the talent to change matches. He plays with joy and passion, our fans and supporters will love to see him as part of our team. »he welcomed.

As a reminder, Toronto won the MLS in 2017, reaching the finals in 2016 and 2019. With Insigne, the team of captain Michael Bradley, opponents of the Italian striker during his time at Roma and Chievo, hope to find the peaks.


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