Thursday July 5 2012
Only Roma have bid for Destro

Siena President Massimo Mezzaroma has claimed that Roma have made the most movement so far for Mattia Destro.

The young striker impressed last term with Siena and, now co-owned by the Tuscans with Genoa, is attracting a lot of transfer talk this summer.

Inter, Juventus and Milan have all been linked, but Mezzaroma has revealed that only two clubs have asked about him so far and only one of those has made an offer.

“Roma wants the striker, but Preziosi is also interested,” confirmed the President to Radio Mana Mana Sport.

“If Mattia were to stay with Siena, with whom he is contracted with, it would not be a bad thing indeed!

“The offer to the club and the player will be decisive, for now the Giallorossi are the only ones to have approached us with a request and offer, whilst I know that Genoa have also made some contact.”

Mezzaroma offered an explanation as to why his club went back on a reported original agreement to send the player back to Genoa.

At the last moment possible, Siena exercised their right to co-own the player, when it was otherwise understood that he would be returning 100 per cent to the Grifone.

“We had found an agreement before arriving at the envelopes with Genoa, but then there was a power outage that forced us to exercise our right of redemption.

“If you lengthen the deadline, more often than not the business will fade.”

Yesterday, the player appealed to Siena and Genoa to come to an agreement that would allow him to sign for a big club.