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Federico Bernardeschi reveals why he switched Juventus for Toronto FC & MLS

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Federico Bernardeschi has revealed he had a number of provides after leaving Juventus, however the ambition of Toronto FC and Main League Soccer performed a key position in his transfer throughout the Atlantic.

The 28-year-old Italy worldwide was one in every of numerous eye-catching additions for TFC this summer season alongside compatriots Lorenzo Insigne – who agreed a contract earlier within the yr – and Domenico Criscito.

Talking to TLN, Bernardeschi has revealed he turned down different provides from ‘vital’ golf equipment to maneuver to Toronto.

“I imagine that I completed a journey at Juventus. There have been varied groups we spoke to, and varied groups that got here ahead,” he stated.

“They’re vital names and I thank them, however there have been little issues that didn’t work out a method or one other. With Toronto, every part went easily.”

Although TFC have continued to wrestle, Bernardeschi has made a wonderful begin in MLS, scoring eight targets and aiding one other two in his first 11 appearances.

That is given the ahead loads of time to guage the standard of the league, and Bernardeschi has definitely been impressed by MLS to date.

“I feel MLS has an awesome future, I feel they’ve very huge initiatives, not solely right here in Toronto as they’re exhibiting, however for all the league,” he stated.

“That is good for all soccer worldwide however particularly for soccer and sport in North America. It’s lovely to see and for certain it’s lovely to be part of.”

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