Official: Ivan Marcano joins Roma


The second official acquisition of Roma’s 2018 summer transfer market campaign has arrived. Ivan Marcano has joined the Giallorossi on a three years contract as he arrives from Porto on a free transfer.

Here is the full press release from Roma:

AS Roma are delighted to announce the signing of Spanish defender Ivan Marcano. Marcano, 30, has signed a three-year contract with the Giallorossi that runs until 30 June 2021. The contract includes an option for a fourth year, a clause that will be activated automatically dependent on the meeting of certain conditions.

“I am very happy to be here, because Roma is a great club that is moving in the right direction, following a clear sporting project,” Marcano said. “I also believe that the footballing philosophy of the team will fit well with my strengths and characteristics.”

“The signing of Ivan Marcano is the addition of a player who will bring his quality, his physical strength and his vast experience to the club,” Roma sporting director Monchi said. “I wish him all the luck in the world with this new adventure.”

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