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Report: Ex-Juventus mid Fausto Rossi set to sign with Sporting KC for 2017

Real Valladolid CF v FC Barcelona La Liga

VALLADOLID, SPAIN - MARCH 08: Fausto Rossi (L) of Real Valladoldo CF celebrates after scoring his team’s opening goal during the La Liga match between Real Valladolid CF and FC Barcelona at estadio Nuevo Jose Zorillo on March 8, 2014 in Valladolid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

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News that Fausto Rossi is on trial with Sporting KC has quickly escalated into an impending signing.

DiMarzio’s David Amoyal reports that Rossi, 25, will join the Major League Soccer sign as soon as Tuesday.

Out of contract with Juventus, Rossi would start his KC tenure in January ahead of the 2017 season according to Amoyal.

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Rossi has been with Juventus since 2012 but did not make an appearance for the senior team in Serie A, instead heading out on loan with Brescia, Valladolid, Cordoba, and Pro Vercelli.

He’ll be 26 at the end of the year, a tad removed from his 24 caps for the Italy U-21 side. His seasons with Valladolid and Cordoba were both at the La Liga level.

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