Wednesday January 18 2017
Sassuolo stop Defrel to Roma

Gregoire Defrel is eager to join Roma in January, but Sassuolo director Giovanni Carnevali warned “he’s not for sale and must do what we say.”

Multiple sources continue to claim Defrel is the number one target for Luciano Spalletti’s Roma during the transfer window.

A formal offer has not arrived yet, but the French striker is already determined to make the step up in his career.

“We have no intention of selling Defrel,” director of sport Carnevali told Sky Sport Italia.

“Sassuolo want to keep the best players in January and the player must do what we say.”

The 25-year-old has scored 10 goals with five assists in 27 competitive games this season.

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