Roma Could Use Bad Behaviour Clause To Cut Adriano's Contract - Report

Roma consider cutting Adriano's deal, but his agent is jumping in with the plasters...
There are fears Adriano's repeated stumbling could lead to Roma ousting the striker following his latest misdemeanors in Brazil.

La Gazzetta dello Sport
reports the Italian club could abandon the 28-year-old by using a number of bad behaviour clauses in his contract.

Roma inserted several conditions in his deal when he joined from Flamengo last summer. Many of these were based on Adriano behaving well when representing the club at home and abroad.

On Wednesday reports in Brazil claimed the striker refused to give police in Rio De Janeiro a breath test after he was stopped on suspicion of drink-driving.

His licence was revoked and he faces further punishment with a fine and one-year driving ban possible.

The Lupi chiefs are not impressed, and with the Brazilian transfer window still open, they could take drastic measures and break the player's deal.

Adriano's agent has repeatedly watered-down concerns and said common ground with Roma could be reached following the media hyperbole.

"I have seen the unjust media attack on Adriano and I have heard about the rescission with Roma... none of it is true," the agent Roberto Calenda told Calciomercato.it.

"Adriano will continue his rehabilitation in Brazil as agreed with Roma. I am not worried if he had a beer with friends and family."

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