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Many memories will be jogged by the name of Giuseppe Rossi circling in the news that Fiorentina have signed the Italian striker from Villarreal for 10 million euros, a transfer that occurs 14 months after Rossi last appeared in a professional football match. After a slightly nomadic beginning to his career, he now pitches back up in Italy after stints in England, with Manchester United and Newcastle, a short spell with Parma, and five years in Spain. Fiorentina will have to wait until March before they can use the services of Rossi who remains sidelined with anterior cruciate ligament damage, an injury which occurred twice between October 2011 and April 2012 and that has threatened to stall a largely promising profession as a prolific goal-scorer. Rossi hit 82 goals in his time with the Yellow Submarine, including a 32 goal haul in 2010-11 which provoked a reported bid in excess of £30 million from Spurs. That is clear indication of how high Rossi’s stock was, his 9 goals from a 19 ...
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