The Brazilian defender, who joined from Inter last summer, has opted to return to Serie A after an unspectacular season in England where he only managed 11 appearancesManchester City have confirmed that Brazilian full-back Maicon has moved to Roma.
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Maicon struggled with injuries and only managed 11 appearances under Roberto Mancini last season with Pablo Zabaleta the preferred first-choice right-back.
The Brazil international joins Roma in a transitional period with Rudi Garcia taking charge at the Stadio Olimpico and hopes to rediscover the form that led him to become one of the world's leading full-back's during his time at Inter.
The Serie A side revealed the news of Maicon's arrival on Tuesday as they tweeted a picture of the Brazilian at the club's training ground, alongside the message: "Welcome aboard, Maicon!"