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Sunday June 12 2011
Roma close in on Ricky Alvarez

Roma begin planning their new squad under Luis Enrique and in Argentina they believe Ricky Alvarez will be the first reinforcement.

The Giallorossi are rebuilding the side with a new Coach and director of sport Walter Sabatini.

According to the newspapers in Argentina, a deal has been struck for Velez Sarsfield midfielder Ricky Alvarez.

He had already been linked with Palermo in the past when Sabatini was still working in Sicily.

It's claimed an agreement is in place with the player and his agent, while Velez are willing to part with him for €10m.

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