Bastos Chooses Roma Over Napoli

Sky Italia journalist Gianluca Di Marzio is reporting that Michel Bastos of UAE club Al-Ain has decided to join Roma over Aurelio De Laurentiis’ Napoli.

Bastos, who played under Roma manager Rudi Garcia at Lille in 2008-2009 and is yearning for a return to European football, is expected to join on loan with an option to buy in June. Bastos, who is versatile on the left side of the pitch, is expected to be lined-up as a leftback in Rudi Garcia’s side.

Source(s): Gianluca Di Marzio

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