Sunday June 9 2013
Roma bid Bertolacci for Benatia

Roma are close to signing Mehdi Benatia from Udinese, offering €6.5m plus co-ownership of Andrea Bertolacci.

According to Tuttosport, the negotiations have been going for some time and could be reaching a successful conclusion.

The Giallorossi do not have a new Coach yet, but have set their sights firmly on the 26-year-old Moroccan international defender.

It’s claimed Udinese have agreed a sale for €6.5m plus co-ownership of trequartista Bertolacci, who is currently playing with Genoa.

Bertolacci is co-owned with Genoa, so Roma’s move would effectively cut all ties with the talented 22-year-old.

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