Young shot stopper relishing Reds chance
By Rich Middleton
Updated Tuesday, 16th January 2007
Italian goalkeeper Danielle Padelli has said he is delighted to have the opportunity to play for Liverpool FC, after signing a six month loan deal last week.Speaking to the club's official website, Padelli said he is looking forward to his time at Anfield.
"I was very proud and very excited when I heard the news, Liverpool is a great club. Liverpool has a tremendous history and is one of the most famous clubs in the world. To have the chance to play for such a big club is an honour," he said.
The Sampdoria player added that he was relishing the chance to fight for a first team spot. He added, "I can't wait to train with my team mates. I am also proud to be the first Italian player at Anfield. My career has only just started. In 4-5 years I have progressed a lot. My dream now is to stay at Liverpool and fight for my place."