Monday January 6 2014
Boca: Paredes joining Roma

Boca Juniors have confirmed that they are allowing Leandro Paredes to join Roma on an initial loan deal.

The Gazzetta dello Sport have picked up quotes today from the Argentine club’s President Daniel Angelici, confirming that the 19-year-old attacking midfielder is set for the Italian capital.

“Paredes leaves tomorrow [today], we have authorised his departure for Italy,” Angelici has commented.

“He will be on loan to Roma because he has no place here and he wants to grow professionally. Is this a loan? Yes, so that he can recover from his last injury.”

That last injury was a fractured metatarsal in his right foot. It is believed that Paredes is joining on an 18-month temporary deal at a cost of €250,000 to the Giallorossi, with a purchase option of €4.5m also set.

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