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Tuesday March 28 2017
Sabatini: 'Nainggolan best in Europe'

Walter Sabatini advised Roma to keep “best midfielder in Europe” Radja Nainggolan and bragged about selling Gervinho to China for €18m.

The former director of sport, who left the club in October 2016, answered questions from students at a university lecture in Rome today.

You can read the rest of his comments on Luciano Spalletti and Monchi here.

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Monday February 6 2017
Hernanes deal imminent

Details have emerged over the deal that will see Hernanes join Chinese Super League club Hebei China Fortune.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, the Brazilian is expected to sign today, with Juve director general Beppe Marotta admitting as much to reporters before the game with Inter on Sunday evening.

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Wednesday March 30 2016
De Sanctis: 'Gervinho disrespectful'

Morgan De Sanctis accused ex-Roma teammate Gervinho of “lacking respect and he should ask himself some questions.”

The Ivorian joined Hebei China Fortune in the January transfer window, claiming it would’ve been a betrayal to continue at the club under Luciano Spalletti after his mentor Rudi Garcia was sacked.

“What Gervinho said was fully in line what his career path, so I am not surprised,” De Sanctis told romanews.eu.

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Thursday March 24 2016
Gervinho: ‘Can’t refuse this money’

‘A salary this big can’t be refused’ says Gervinho on his move from Roma to Hebei China Fortune.

The Ivory Coast international departed the capital in January for the wealthy Chinese club and revealed some of the eye-watering details of his earnings.

“A salary of this magnitude cannot be refused,” he explained to L’Equipe.

“They offered me this sum of money because of my abilities: it can be excessive for some, even for me it is.

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Thursday March 24 2016
Gervinho ‘had to leave Roma’

Gervinho says ‘I couldn’t continue at Roma’ as ‘getting good results would’ve been like betraying Rudi Garcia’.

The winger departed Rome for a lucrative move to Chinese club Hebei China Fortune in January, shortly after Spalletti replaced Garcia on the Lupi bench.

“I didn’t have any more objectives,” the Ivorian told L’Equipe.

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Monday March 21 2016
Gervinho: ‘Garcia sacking unfair’

Gervinho reveals he left Roma because Rudi Garcia was sacked - “I found his dismissal unfair”.

The Ivorian winger joined Hebei China Fortune in January after two-and-a-half seasons with the Giallorossi.

“I could have stayed at Roma, at least until the end of the season,” Gervinho explained to Jeune Afrique.

“Honestly, I hadn’t planned to leave this winter. The departure of Rudi Garcia precipitated things though. I found his dismissal unfair and I didn’t want to stay.

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Friday March 4 2016
'Roma wrong to sack Garcia'

Former Roma striker Gervinho says the club was wrong to sack Coach Rudi Garcia: 'The team was doing all right'.

The Ivorian striker was crucial to the Giallorossi's offence under the French Coach, but he left the team in January 2016, shortly after his mentor was sacked.

“That sacking precipitated things,” he told L'Equipe. “I was surprised, I thought there was every good reason out there for him to complete the season.

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Monday February 29 2016
Roma reveal transfer details

Roma’s financial statement included details on Diego Perotti, Stephan El Shaarawy and Fluminense teenager Gerson.

The club released its paperwork for the semester and buried in the statistics were some interesting novelties.

It was confirmed Roma have agreed to pay Brazilian club Fluminense €16.6m for Gerson, who will arrive next season.

Perotti and Ervin Zukanovic arrived on loan from Genoa and Sampdoria respectively, but the clauses to make their moves permanent have already been activated.

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Friday January 29 2016
‘Gervinho wanted to leave’

Luciano Spalletti confirms Gervinho asked to leave Roma, and discusses Ervin Zukanovic.

The Ivorian winger joined Chinese club Hebei China Fortune this week, while the defender is expected to arrive from Sampdoria today.

“To clarify, Gervinho wanted to leave at all costs,” Spalletti told journalists in his Press conference ahead of the Frosinone match.

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Thursday January 28 2016
Gervinho: ‘Thank you Roma’


Gervinho says “wearing the Roma shirt was an honour for me” after an €18m move to Hebei China Fortune.

The winger officially completed his move to the Chinese side yesterday, and has posted a farewell message to the Giallorossi on his Instagram page.

“Wearing the Roma shirt was an honour for me,” Gervinho posted.

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