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Report: Sporting Kansas City teen Gianluca Busio being watched by three top Serie A clubs


Highly rated Sporting Kansas City midfielder Gianluca Busio is again reported to be drawing admiring eyes from Italy's Serie A.

ESPN's Taylor Twellman tweeted on Friday that the 18-year-old is being closely watched by three big Serie A clubs at the MLS is Back Tournament. Additionally, one Dutch team is also said to be keeping a close eye on the US U-17 talent. According to Twellman, Fiorentina had a $4 million bid knocked back by SKC over the winter. 

A day later, Twellman named the other two Italian clubs: 

It is not the first time Busio has been linked with interest from Italy, with reports circulating for several months.

The SKC homegrown player made 22 regular-season appearances in 2019, including 10 starts, and registered three goals and one assist. He came on as a substitute in both of SKC's MLS is Back Tournament matches so far against Minnesota United and the Colorado Rapids.

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