Hellas Verona sign Luca Toni

Fiorentina's Luca Toni celebrates scoring the opening goal against Parma on February 3, 2013
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Luca Toni signs a one-year deal with newly-promoted Serie A side Hellas Verona.

Hellas Verona have confirmed the capture of veteran striker Luca Toni on a one-year deal.

The 36-year-old spent last season with Fiorentina, scoring eight goals in 27 appearances.

Toni becomes the fifth summer signing for the newly-promoted Serie A side following the arrivals of Massimo Donati, Alejandro Gonzalez, Francesco Zampano, Filippo de Col and Daniele Borra.

"Hellas Verona have acquired the sporting rights of Luca Toni," read a statement on hellasverona.it. "The striker has signed a one-year contract."

Toni has scored 16 goals in 47 appearances for Italy.

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