Monday July 23 2012
Roma close in on Piris

Sao Paulo defender Ivan Piris could complete his proposed move to Italian giants Roma by the end of the week.

The capital club are looking for a new right-back and the South American has been targeted by sporting director Walter Sabatini.

The Paraguayan international is a 23-year-old who holds an EU passport and has also been linked with Sevilla.

Piris could arrive on a loan deal, with Roma given the right to buy at the end of the 2012-13 campaign for €5m.

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