De Rossi nearing contract renewal

The marriage on the pitch between Daniele De Rossi and Roma appears to be nearing an extension.

SportMediaset have reported that the Roma captain is nearing a contract renewal until 2020. The contract of De Rossi, who will be 37 at the time, was set to expire this summer, however, both sides are nearing an agreement on a contract that will pay the midfielder €1.5 million (net) per season.

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