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Mario Gomez Sad To Leave Bayern Munich

Striker has mixed feelings about Italy move.

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German striker Mario Gomez has confessed to having mixed emotions over his move from Bayern Munich to Fiorentina this week, Sky Sports reports.

After four years at the Alianz Arena he has admitted that he is sad to be leaving the German and European champions, but at the same time he is looking forward to opening a new chapter of his career in Italy after the two clubs agreed a deal in principle.

“This is a fundamental step for my career,” Gomez told Bayern’s official TV channel. “In this moment, I have mixed emotions.

“It’s a pity leaving behind many friends and a similar team. But I love football and I love playing.

“It’s difficult leaving the best club in the world, but I want to play more. In Florence, they play a spectacular and offensive game.

“Bayern gave me the Champions League, which is the best thing a player could wish for.”

Gomez joined the Bavarian club for a then Bundesliga record of €30 million and went on to notch 113 goals in 174 appearances.

Last season he began to fall down the pecking last season with the arrival of Mario Mandzukic and he is now being moved on by new coach Pep Guardiola.

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