NEWS
Tuesday June 23 2015
Destro accepts Monaco move?

There are multiple reports that Roma striker Mattia Destro has accepted a transfer to Monaco for €14m plus bonuses.

The centre-forward spent the last six months on loan at Milan, but they did not take up their option to buy for €18m.

According to several sources, including calciomercato.it, Sport Mediaset and La Gazzetta dello Sport, they are down to the details for this move to Monaco.

Destro took to his Twitter account to comment on the story.

“Many of you are asking about Monaco. Some claim I have already signed. It’s not true!!! If there is something, you will know about it here.”

However, on Tuesday evening Destro had been reticent to accept an experience abroad, turning down German side Wolfsburg last year, but appears to be convinced by Monaco.

The 24-year-old is expected to complete the transfer for €14m plus performance-related bonuses.

Roma director Walter Sabatini is in Monte Carlo this evening with agent Claudio Vigorelli for the final negotiations.

Destro had also been linked with newly-promoted Bologna and Premier League outfits Arsenal and West Ham United.