Roma are set to frustrate Manchester United by extending the contract of wanted midfielder Miralem Pjanic.
The Old Trafford outfit, as well as Tottenham, have been paired with the Bosnian ace whose present agreement is set to expire in 2015.
However, according to the Gazzetta dello Sport, the capital club are ready to renew his deal at the Olimpico.
The former Lyon player, netted in 2011, will apparently be handed fresh terms until June 2018. He will also see his wages rise to €2.8m a season after tax.
Pjanic, three goals in nine League games this term, is expected to put pen to paper at some stage in November.