Atletico Mineiro have reportedly made an official offer for Gerson, but Roma would prefer to loan him to another Italian club.
The Brazilian attacking midfielder joined the Giallorossi from Fluminense, making his first start in November 2016.
The 21-year-old made eight starts last season and scored twice, but he’ll be loaned out or sold with a buyback clause to gain more experience in the coming season.
According to Sky Italia there has been an official offer from Atletico Mineiro, but the capital club want to do a deal in Italy.
Empoli would be the most likely option, with Gerson probably joining on loan with an option to buy, and a counter-option in the Lupi’s favour.
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