Thursday October 15 2015
Strootman contract confusion

Roma President James Pallotta said they’ve renewed Kevin Strootman’s contract, but it’s reported they’re still in talks.

The patron discussed the matter during a Facebook Q&A today.

“I have never had a discussion regarding Kevin leaving. In fact, we extended his contract as a sign of how we feel about him.

“In numerous discussions with Kevin, the only thing he continually repeats to me is, 'How much Roma has done for him and he hasn't been able to do the same for Roma'.

“Every time I answer him and tell him that's a stupid statement. Every day he is part of Roma on and off the field, he does something for Roma.”

However, Sky Sport Italia and La Gazzetta dello Sport claim Strootman has not extended his contract yet.

They are still in advanced negotiations, but the pen has not been put to paper.

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