Lorenzo Insigne set to make big-money MLS transfer to Toronto FC – ClutchPoints

After weeks of hypothesis, it seems Napoli star Lorenzo Insigne is leaving Italy for the MLS. The Euro 2020 winner has agreed to phrases with Toronto FC, who’re set to pay him a record-breaking $13 million per season, by way of Sky Sports activities Italia’s Gianluca Di Marzio.
Insigne is predicted to affix Toronto in June when his present contract in Naples expires. The striker will ink a five-and-a-half-year cope with the MLS outfit. Within the course of, he’ll turn into the highest-paid participant within the league’s historical past, surpassing Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who was raking in $7.3 million with the LA Galaxy in 2019.
The 30-year-old Lorenzo Insigne has spent the vast majority of his profession with Napoli after developing by means of their youth program. Inter Milan was very enthusiastic about pursuing the Italian worldwide in the summertime when his contract runs out, however he doesn’t wish to play for some other membership in Serie A as a result of Insigne feels it might be disrespectful to Napoli.
For the MLS, it is a super addition. Extra high-profile names proceed to make their approach throughout the pond, with Luis Suarez even being linked to David Beckham’s Inter Miami not too long ago. Toronto FC in the meantime is aware of having Italians after Sebastian Giovinco’s adorned stint on the membership. Will probably be attention-grabbing to see if Lorenzo Insigne can show to be value his cash for a facet trying to get again to relevance within the Japanese Convention.