Abner Confirms Roma Deal Close

Brazilian leftback Abner Felipe Souza De Almeida spoke today with Emanuele Giulianelli of La Gazzetta dello Sport and admitted that a move to AS Roma is very close.

Can we say that you are now a Roma player?
“Almost, there are still some small details to be determined.”

Economic aspects?
“Also, but not only.”

You’ll arrive in June?
“Yes, not before.”

Have you ever been to Rome?
“No, never. My agent, however, came several times to talk with the club.”

What is the percentage of seeing you with the Roma shirt?
The percentages are very large.”

Are there other teams interested?
“Yes, there are a couple of other clubs who would like to sign me.”

If it were up to you?
“I would choose Roma.”

Would you do it to play with Maicon?
“Sure, it is certainly an important factor.”

Source(s): Emanuele Giulianelli

The Editor of RomaPress.us, John has been covering Italian football as a freelance journalist for over 10 years and has appeared in various publications including ASRoma.com, EuroFantasyLeague.com, and ESPN.