Veteran Pellè Ends His Contract At Shandong Luneng This December

According to ‘La Gazzetta dello Sport’, the Italian footballer could arrive for free after finishing his contract in China with Shandong Luneng.

It is no secret that Antonio Conte wants to reinforce the offense of Inter Milan. The manager has been following Olivier Giroud for the whole of 2020, but now, according to ‘La Gazzetta dello Sport’, his priority could have shifted

According to the aforementioned media, the Inter coach has reportedly noticed Graziano Pellè, a former Italian international who has already spent four and a half seasons in Chinese football.

Pellè ends his contract at Shandong Luneng this December and, at 35, could be free to join any team in just a few days.

At the time, the striker became one of the best paid in Chinese football, but he would now reduce his salary expectations in order to return to Europe.

The striker played 133 matches at Shandong Luneng, scoring 63 goals and 18 assists. Before that, he scored at Southampton (30 goals and 12 assists in 80 games), AZ Alkmaar, Feyenoord, Cesena, Sampdoria, Catania, Parma, Lecce and Crotone.

Curiously, Antonio Conte has already coached him in the Italian national team in the European Cup of France, a competition in which the striker performed well.

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