Tuesday July 23 2019
Roma eye up Junior Moraes

Roma are looking at Shakhtar Donetsk and Ukraine striker Junior Moraes, who would reunite with Coach Paulo Fonseca.

Edin Dzeko continues to push for a move to Inter, while Gonzalo Higuain is reticent to leave Juventus for the Stadio Olimpico.

According to, the latest name on the Giallorossi radar is Junior Moraes and he’d be relatively simple to secure.

Originally from Brazil, he is a 32-year-old Ukraine international who joined Shakhtar Donetsk a year ago as a free agent.

His contract is due to expire in June 2020, so he’d be available for a fee of around €5-8m.

Junior Moraes scored a spectacular 26 goals in 39 competitive games for Shakhtar Donetsk under Fonseca last season, along with 12 assists.

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