Thursday August 29 2019
Defrel agrees Sassuolo return

Sassuolo have agreed a deal to bring back Roma striker Gregoire Defrel on loan with obligation to buy.

It was reported earlier that Sassuolo had overtaken Sampdoria in the race for Defrel.

Now, Gianluca Di Marzio and are reporting an agreement has been reached for the Frenchman to return.

Di Marzio writes it is a season-long loan with obligation to buy for a combined €16m, whereas CM tips the Neroverdi to pay €3m up front and €12m plus bonuses next summer.

The 28-year-old scored 23 goals in two seasons at Mapei Stadium between 2015 and 2017, prior to joining Roma for €20m.

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