Roma boss Luis Enrique has reportedly asked the club to keep hold of Marco Marquinho for the 2012-13 campaign.
The Brazilian joined the club on loan in January from Fluminense with the option to be signed outright for around €5m in the summer.
A midfielder with a past at Botafogo and Figueirense, the South American has scored twice in nine Serie A games so far.
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