Grella happy to move to English pastures

August 28, 2008
By Philip Henderson
Socceroos star Vince Grella admits the Serie A had become stale after a decade playing top-tier club football in Italy.

After completing his STG4 million ($A8.55 million) transfer move from Torino to Blackburn Rovers this week, the 28-year-old said he was looking forward to reinvigorating his club career in the English Premier League.

"I'd spent 10 years in Italy and I learnt a lot there," said the holding midfielder.

"I'm happy that I started my career in that country, ...

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