Official: World champion Papu Gomez signs with Monza

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Monza have officially confirmed the signing of Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez on a contract until the end of the 2023-24 season.

The 35-year-old arrives on a free transfer, having been without a club since terminating his contract with Sevilla a year before the summer transfer window.

Despite the initial denial of Gomez’s signing by the Monza board, he arrived in the city for a medical on Friday and later signed a nine-month contract.

Gomez has almost a decade of experience playing in Italy, first signing for Catania in the summer of 2010.

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There he stayed for three seasons, before joining Metalist Kharkiv in Ukraine for the 2013–14 season.

A year after leaving Italy, the Argentine returned to join Atalanta for the most remarkable period of his career. While at Bergamo, Gomez recorded 50 Serie A goals from 209 appearances in a spell that spanned six and a half seasons.

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