Simon Kjaer has flown in to complete his Roma transfer. “When I heard Walter Sabatini was looking for me, I didn't hesitate for a second.”
The Wolfsburg defender had been linked to the club for several weeks, but negotiations took a sudden very rapid twist this evening.
Kjaer flew in to Fiumicino airport and gave an interview with the local media.
“When I heard Sabatini was looking for me, I didn't hesitate a second,” said the former Palermo star.
Sabatini had been director general at Palermo when he signed Kjaer and now holds that role at Roma.
“I had the opportunity to play in a great squad with champions like Francesco Totti, Daniele De Rossi and Juan.”
Kjaer's arrival is a boost for the Giallorossi, who crashed out of the Europa League this evening in the play-offs.
A 1-1 draw with Slovan Bratislava saw them eliminated 2-1 on aggregate.
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