Wednesday August 19 2015
Official: Roma sign Rudiger

Roma have officially signed Stuttgart defender Antonio Rudiger on loan with option to buy. “I’m absolutely delighted.”

The 22-year-old underwent his medical this week and has already made six appearances for the German national team.

Rudiger joins on a season-long loan from Stuttgart for €4m with option to buy at the end of the season for a further €9m.

“I’m absolutely delighted to be able to wear the Roma jersey,” he told Roma TV while showing off his new Number 2 shirt.

“I’ve come here to win titles, to win the Scudetto. I would like to thank all the Roma fans and promise them that I will give everything for this club.”

He was born in Germany to a German father and mother from Sierra Leone.

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