Reggina Football Club In Advance Talks to Sign Kyle Lafferty
Former Clarets striker Kyle Lafferty is currently in advanced talks to join newly promoted Italian Serie B side Reggina Football Club. The Northern Ireland International is now a free agent after leaving Sky Bet League One side Sunderland at the end of the season.
A move to Reggina would be his second spell in Italy having played alongside Juventus star Paulo Dybala at Palermo during the 2013/14 season, were he scored 11 times as the side won promotion from Serie B. Ex-Burnley and Rangers forward has also played for Sion, Çaykur Rizespor and Sarpsborg during a career which has seen him play in six different countries.
Reggina had previously spent ten years in Serie A until 2009 before relegation and bankruptcy saw the club spiral all the way down to Serie D. However, the club are heavily recruiting for their return to Italy’s second tier and have already signed former Milan, PSG and Roma winger Jérémy Menez.