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Genoa president doesn’t regret selling Piatek

ROME, ITALY - DECEMBER 16: Krzysztof Piatek of Genoa CFC celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between AS Roma and Genoa CFC at Stadio Olimpico on December 16, 2018 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)
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The Polish striker is having the best moments in his career, and after only six months with Genoa, he was transferred to AC Milan in the Lega Serie A.

Forward Krzysztof Piatek was bought by Genoa in the summer of 2018 from Cracovia in the Polish First Division.

The 23-year-old quickly became a sensation, scoring 19 goals in 21 matches for the team in the Italian Lega Serie A.

But after only six months, he was sold to AC Milan, and Genoa president Enrico Preziosi doesn’t regret this decision.

“If I expected these goals with Milan? Yes, otherwise I would not have sold it for these figures,” he told Calcio Mercato about Piatek’s seven goals in six matches with the Rossoneri.

“Evidently he is an important player, many are not happy with Genoa for the numbers and everything else, but it is an operation that we had to do and we did it.”

“Piatek is not surprising to me, I think that in a team where there are more chances in attack he is able to express himself at best: we compared to Milan we did not have great solutions in the attack, we are a different team,” he explained.

“Milan has many more solutions, it has more chances to score: I think it will reach more than 35 goals in one season.”

“Regret? No, I’m satisfied because he’s doing well: It’s like a tailor who did well for you and you’re happy, it goes like this,” the Genoa president continued.

“We have taken some money, for some they are few and for us they were right: we are happy to have done the operation and I wish Piatek and Milan to have the success they deserve.”

The most goals he has scored in a single season were 38 for Cracovia in the 2017-2018 Polish First Division season. He also scored 36 and 33 with Zaglebie Lubin.