Beatlemania hit Toronto back in 1965. Could Pablomania be next?
Doubtful. Still, there does seem to be some Pablo-centric excitement building.
In September, the Art Gallery of Ontario announced that it would be presenting a major exhibition of the works of Spanish artist Pablo Picasso this summer.
And now, reports that Argentine winger/forward Pablo Piatti may be joining Toronto FC this season are heating up.
“Piatti is under contract with another club and as such I can’t comment on interest, etc,” TFC GM Ali Curtis told the Toronto Sun on Wednesday.
Is that pouring cold water on the Piatti reports? Actually, it’s probably the other way around. If Curtis had no interest in Piatti, he would probably say so.
However, if the Reds do happen to sign Piatti, they may be acquiring damaged goods and picking up a guy who doesn’t exactly fit the bill as to what kind of attacking player Curtis and president Bill Manning said they were looking for as a third DP this season. The two front-office gurus indicated at the end of the 2019 MLS season that they would pursue a goal-scorer to complement current attacking players Jozy Altidore and Alejandro Pozuelo.