Julio Baptista is a Roma player according to Sportmediaset. Reports in Italy claim a deal has been reached, with just the signatures missing....
Luciano Spalletti has achieved his objective of bringing some muscle into the side. One down, one to go as the pursuit for Florent Malouda gathers pace.
Sportmediaset claims that Roma have struck an accord with the Spanish champions, all that is missing is the player’s signature and an announcement by both clubs.
The ‘Beast’ will arrive in Rome for €10m with a further €2m going to Los Merengues if the Italian side qualify for the Champions League over the next two years.
Roma director Daniele Prade is now working for Chelsea’s Malouda as he attempts to wrap up his double swoop.
Luis Felipe Scolari’s arrival in West London has seen a shake up at Stamford Bridge and the French midfielder looks on his way out.
The Giallorossi have been slow on the market compared to their rivals but they will be the one’s having the last laugh when Baptista steps onto the pitch.