(AGI) Verona, June 30 - Chievo announced on Monday the signingof Catania's 30-year-old Argentine striker Maxi Lopez, on loanat Sampdoria last season. He has a one-year contract with theoption of an extension for a further season. "They reallywanted me and I immediately knew that it would be an importantopportunity for me. I have the same fighting spirit as Chievo,"Lopez told Chievo TV. He comes in as a replacement for CyrilThereau, who has moved to Udinese. . .