Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Giovinco's Agent Says China Has Made 'Important Offer' for Toronto FC Striker

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Giovinco's Agent Says China Has Made 'Important Offer' for Toronto FC Striker

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Giovinco agent: China makes offer for Atomic Ant

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TORONTO - Star striker Sebastian Giovinco says he's happy at Toronto FC. His agent says he needs to talk to the MLS club about a "important offer" from China.

"The Chinese club seems to be very interested, but I don't think it'll be easy to take him away from Toronto," agent Andrea D'Amico told Sky Sport Italia, according to the Football Italia website.

"We received an important offer from China and we'll talk to Toronto to decide, along with Sebastian, what to do."

Asked about the agent's claim, a Toronto FC spokesman said: "Nobody has contacted us."

There was no mention of the Chinese offer when Giovinco met reporters at Toronto's training camp Tuesday. But the Italian star reiterated he is content playing in North America.

"I like (it) here and I'm happy," he said. …

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