Roma’s search for a new right-back has led them to Sao Paulo defender Ivan Piris, reports the Corriere dello Sport.
Given the club’s difficulties in signing Sebastian Jung from Eintracht Frankfurt, the outfit have again looked to South America.
The Paraguayan international is a 23-year-old who holds an EU passport and has also been linked with Sevilla.
It is being suggested that the former Cerro Porteno man could arrive on a loan deal, with an option to buy at the end of the 2012-13 campaign.
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