Defrel, Schick loans turned permanent

John Solano

Today, Roma released their latest financial statement for the six month period ending 31 December 2017.

The latest release reveals a variety of in-depth transfer activity, including the situations of Gregoire Defrel and Patrik Schick, both of whom were brought to Roma on loan with an obligation to buy.

In regards to Defrel, the Frenchman was bought for a €5 million loan fee with an obligation to buy for €15 million plus €3 million in potential bonuses. The sporting objectives for the former Sassuolo man that trigger the obligation to buy have been fulfilled. For Schick, Roma paid an immediate loan fee of €5 million and will now be forced to pay an additional €9 million, which is the obligation to buy amount. There are also an additional €8 million worth of bonuses in the agreement with Sampdoria, who are also entitled to a final payment of €20 million in February 2020.

Both players are now completely owned by the Giallorossi; meanwhile, Mario Rui’s loan with an obligation to buy has also become permanent.

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