Roma expected to finalise move for Porto’s Sergio Oliveira in the coming hours

Sergio Oliveira of Porto

Porto’s Sergio Oliveira is steps away from joining Roma.

The defensive midfielder is closing in on a loan move to the Italian capital from the Portuguese giants that could total nearly €15 million.

According to both Sky Sport and La Gazzetta dello Sport, Oliveira will join Roma on loan for a fee worth €1 million. Also included is option to make the deal permanent for an additional fee of €13.5 million.

The clubs are expected to sign the official paperwork in the coming hours—the final step before Oliveira can fly to Rome to undergo his medical examinations.

It would be a big lift for the capital club and manager José Mourinho, who has been outspoken about his team’s need for a defensively-minded midfielder since the summer.

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