Tuesday July 23 2013
Roma fly in for Gervinho?

Italian media claim Roma director Walter Sabatini has flown out to complete the €8m swoop for Arsenal’s Gervinho.

Their interest in the striker has been clear for several weeks and according to a deal could be imminent.

It’s reported director of sport Sabatini has flown to London today in order to conclude negotiations with both Arsenal and Gervinho.

The Gunners are thought to have accepted an offer of €8m – approximately £7m – for the 26-year-old Ivory Coast international.

It is believed Roma stepped up their efforts for Gervinho after finding difficulty in their talks with Nacional for Gonzalo Bueno.