Thursday August 25 2011
Osvaldo lands at Roma

Pablo Daniel Osvaldo has touched down in Italy ahead of completing a move from Espanyol to Roma.

The striker arrived in the Italian capital late last night after a fee was agreed with the Spanish outfit.

It's understood that the attacker, requested by boss Luis Enrique, will cost the Italian side around €15m. That fee could increase by a further €3m depending on bonuses.

The South American is expected to be at the Stadio Olimpico this evening to watch his new teammates in Europa League action.

The Giallorossi need to beat Slovan Bratislava to progress after last week's shock 1-0 first leg loss.

Osvaldo, born in Argentina, is actually a former Italian Under-21 international who has played in the peninsula before.

The 25-year-old had spells at Atalanta, Lecce, Fiorentina and Bologna before his January 2010 move to La Liga.

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