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Roma – After recruiting two attackers, AS Roma bring in a defender at the last day of the winter transfer window. Giallorossi hook Nicolas Spolli from Catania on loan.
Spolli brought in on loan for six months with a transfer fee of 1.5 million euros. Rome also has an option to purchase at the end of the season with an additional 1.5 million euros.
At first, Roman Vlad Chiricheş targeting and Younes Kaboul of Tottenham Hotspur to fill the position of central defender. However, because these efforts were fruitless, the capital club was then turned on Spolli.
In Rome, Spolli will compete with Kostas Manolas, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, and Davide Astori for the position of central defender. Argentine defender was determined to penetrate the first team I Lupi.
“They told me that anyone who came to Sicily, would cry twice: when it comes and when it goes. Now I can say it’s true,” she told Radio Radio Spolli as quoted by Football Italia.
“I believe in the Scudetto. I’ve talked to (Walter) Sabatini. I came to Rome not to be a fourth option,” said 32-year-old defender.
Spolli became the third player who recruited Rome in the winter transfer window. Previously, Rome has brought Seydou Doumbia from CSKA Moscow and Victor Ibarbo of Cagliari.
Meanwhile, Rome took off his young defender, Michele Somma, Empoli. 20-year-old college graduate Rome was joined Empoli on loan until the end of the season.