Official: Chievo Verona Sign Gelson Fernandes On Loan From Saint-Etienne

The Switzerland international has moved from Saint-Etienne to Chievo Verona...
Chievo Verona have completed the transfer of midfielder Gelson Fernandes from Saint-Etienne, the Ligue 1 club have revealed.

"On Monday, Gelson Fernandes has gone on loan, with an option to purchase, to AC Chievo Verona, the Italian Serie A club," read a statement on the French outfit's official website.

"The club wishes him luck in his new colours."

The 23-year-old has already featured for Manchester City in his young career before moving to France. The Swiss international scored a goal at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa as his side defeated eventual champions Spain 1-0 early in the group stages.

The flying Donkeys began their Serie A campaign with a 2-1 win over Catania on Sunday evening.

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