Published On: Wed, Feb 27th, 2013

Poli focused on Sampdoria depite Juventus talk

Andrea Poli has asserted that he is absolutely focused on playing for Sampdoria after admitting he has had contact with Juventus.

The midfielder is expected to join the Bianconeri in the summer after the two clubs discussed a possible move in January.

The 23-year-old told Gazetta dello Sport: “Something happened with Juventus, but to tell you the truth all I’m interested in are the 12 games which are left to play this season.”

Poli returned to Sampdoria for this campaign after a loan spell with Inter last season.

“My year at Inter was very positive.  I left behind many friends and, being in my early 20s, I was able to play alongside a lot of champions.

“Too much has already been said on the way it ended.  I won’t add anything else out of respect to the parties involved.

“The summer was a little turbulent, but I’m content with the present.

“For now, I belong to Sampdoria.  Then we’ll look at the best solution for all,” he concluded.

Poli has featured 20 times in Serie A this season, scoring three goals.


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