Just hours after it was reported that Roma and Torino were nearing an agreement for striker Andrea Belotti, the president of the Granata, Urbano Cairo, has quashed the story.
Tuttomercatoweb claimed earlier today that the two clubs could were closing in on a deal for the 27 year-old Italian international. They reported that the Giallorossi raised their transfer offer from €15 million to €20 million, a figure closer to Toro’s €30 million asking price, and that a deal could be finalised soon —the clubs would likely find a compromise at €25 million without any issue.
In addition, their report stated that Belotti already gave his “OK” to the transfer to the Italian capital.
However, Torino’s Urbano Cairo poured cold water on the story, going so far as to claim that his club haven’t even received an offer for the attacker from the capital club.
“We haven’t received a transfer offer from Roma for Belotti,” Cairo stated to DAZN.
“A contract renewal? Let’s hope he does well at the Euro.”