Roma’s market takes shape

John Solano

La Gazzetta dello Sport: January is near and Roma are ready to reinforce by entering the transfer market. The sales of Iago Falque and Castan. The arrival of two reinforcements. These are things Roma are preparing for January to try for the Scudetto. The directors have already assured Spalletti that nobody will be sold in January, including Manolas and Rüdiger, barring an “out of this world” offer. Furthermore, Roma have already been in touch with Barcelona regarding Vermaelen and have asked that the Spanish club loan Vermaelen to Roma next season for free again after the player suffered from a groin injury.

RECEIPTS – The money to be reinvested for the reinforcements in January will come from Turin as Torino are set to redeem Iago Falque for €6 million while Juan Iturbe is also set to join the Granata on loan with an option to buy.
PURCHASES – With the sales, Roma will bring two players to the club loan. One of which will include an obligation to buy. For who? Genoa midfielder Tomas Rincon, who has already told his teammates his destiny as he will change clubs in January. Massara has already spoken several times to Preziosi for the player and he is ready to complete the transaction. The other player Roma want is Ajax attacker Anwar El Ghazi. He is valued at €12 million but Roma aims to bring him on loan with an option to buy.

CONTRACTS – Roma also have many contract renewals on the table. Strootman has decided to extend his contract, which expires in 2018, and will remain for at least another season at Trigoria. De Rossi is also set to follow with his renewal. Rom has already met several times his agent, Sergio Berti, there will be no surprises, the intention is to continue together, with a new two-year contract. Finally, there is Nainggolan, who will receive a large bonus at the end of the season as a reward for his loyalty and performances. It will be an individual bonus that will have no bearing on the duration of his contract, which expires in 2020.

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