Feyenoord right-back Rick Karsdorp has officially joined Rome. The Giallorossi announced the acquisition of the Dutchman on their official website:
AS Roma are pleased to confirm the signing of full-back Rick Karsdorp from Dutch side Feyenoord Rotterdam.
The 22-year-old, a Netherlands international, joins the club for an initial fee of €14 million. The deal also includes various performance-related clauses worth a upto €5m in additional payments.
Karsdorp has signed a five-year contract that runs until 2022.
“Coming to AS Roma is a great step forward for me,” Karsdorp said. “I come here with a great desire and enthusiasm to play and to realise my dreams. I know I still have a lot of room to improve and I hope to do that here.”