Lorenzo Insigne subbed off early with Napoli due to injury

Napoli's Lorenzo Insigne sits on the grass during the Italian Serie A soccer match between Napoli and Verona at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Naples, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021. (Alessandro Garofalo/LaPresse via AP)

A day after signing a landmark four-year deal with Toronto FC, Lorenzo Insigne went down with an apparent lower-body injury as he was subbed off in the 29th-minute of Napoli's 1-0 win over Sampdoria in Serie A on Sunday.

Insigne, 30, will join TFC on July 1 after completing his season with Napoli.

The creative Italian, who will reportedly make $15 million per season with TFC, has had some trouble staying on the field for Napoli this season.

In November, he dealt with a knee tendinopathy issue followed by a minor calf contracture and testing positive for COVID-19 in December.

In 17 Serie A games this season, he has four goals and five assists.

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