From Belgium: Mile Svilar agrees to a 5-year contract with Roma

Andy Mattioli

Benfica goal-keeper Mile Svilar is nearing a switch to Roma as a free agent ahead of the summer window, reports from Belgium claim.

According to sports outlet Walfoot, Svilar – who nationally has represented Belgium – has agreed to a 5-year contract with the Giallorossi.

The player was highly requested by Jose Mourinho and Tiago Pinto was familiar with him from his days at Benfica.

The 22-year-old Svilar will serve as a second-choice goal-keeper behind the veteran Rui Patricio.

This will represent Roma’s first signing of the upcoming transfer window.

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