After completing the signing of Ainsley Maitland-Niles, the Giallorossi have now prioritized Sergio Oliveira as the main reinforcement for Jose Mourinho’s midfield.
According to Sportitalia, Roma and Porto continue to negotiate the details regarding the option to buy inserted into the loan of the 29-year-old. Roma are confident in securing the deal.
Moreover, Oliveira himself is pushing for the move, wanting to accelerate his transfer to the Italian capital.
Earlier today reports emerged that Porto manager Sérgio Conceição had been critical of a deal involving the Portuguese midfielder. However, Porto have a gentleman’s agreement with Oliveira which dictates letting him go in case a satisfactory offer were to arrive.