Roma have won the race to sign promising Bari youngster Nicola Bellomo, according to the Gazzetta dello Sport.
The Giallorossi have reached an agreement with the Stadio San Nicola outfit which will see them net a half-share in the attacking midfielder.
Roma have agreed to pay €2m to the Serie B side for 50 per cent of the Italian’s contract.
Bellomo, tied to his present club until June 2014, will remain at Bari and then move to the capital in the summer.
The almost 22-year-old was also understood to be on the transfer radar of Inter and Milan.
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