Roma have beaten Manchester City to the services of Fernando Gago, report Sky Sport Italia.
Real Madrid's Argentine has been linked with the Giallorossi in recent days and it seems that an agreement has been virtually reached.
It's understood that the international's agent is on his way to Italy in an effort to conclude negotiations.
Roma sporting director Walter Sabatini did admit after the Europa League exit to Slovan Bratislava that he was working on signing some new midfielders.
Fiorentina's Riccardo Montolivo has also been paired, even if the Viola insist they'll only sell him to a foreign club.