Roma-Lille still working on Zeki Çelik deal

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - FEBRUARY 25:  Zeki Celik of Lille in action during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between AFC Ajax and Lille OSC at Johan Cruyff Arena on February 25, 2021 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Sporting stadiums around Netherlands remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Roma and Lille held another round of meetings today regarding the transfer of right back Zeki Çelik to the Italian capital.

The Giallorossi have been pressing to finalise a deal by this weekend, however, Sky Sport reports the two clubs still haven’t reached a definitive agreement.

The French club’s asking price for the Turkish international remains €8 million due to the defender having less than one year remaining on his contract with the club.

Nonetheless, Roma are still confident they’ll be able to close the operation in the coming days. The capital club already has an agreement in place with Çelik worth €2 million (net) per season.

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