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Tuesday June 7 2011
Luis Enrique to pen Roma deal

It's believed Luis Enrique could be confirmed as Roma Coach in the next 48 hours with a two-year contract and an option for a third.

Reports are swirling around in Italy and Spain that a deal will be announced either tonight or tomorrow.

Sky Sport Italia suggest the Barcelona B boss will put pen to paper on a two-year contract with an option for a third season.

“The official word on the matter is imminent and contracts will be signed via fax,” said sources close to new Roma President Thomas Di Benedetto.

Before it can be completed, the club must hold a Board of Directors meeting and delegate power to UniCredit manager Roberto Venturini.

It is claimed Luis Enrique will be presented to the media on the same day as President Di Benedetto, which should be at the end of June or early July.

There are also reports in Spain that maintain Luis Enrique will bring some of his Barcelona B starlets with him to Roma.

They include 20-year-old right-back Martin Montoya and 25-year-old striker Jonathan Soriano.

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