Roma Set to Buy Rafael Toloi

Roma are set to buy one last reinforcement for the winter transfer window and it is Rafael Toloi. Toloi (23), moved to Sao Paolo in July 2012 and has impressed many in the Brasileirão, catching the attention of many clubs in Europe.

The news that was delivered today is that the Brazilian does indeed possess an EU passport, which allows him to join any European right away without having to take up a non-EU spot on the roster. Roma are expected to pay between €3m-€4m for the services of the player, who will be set to take the place of Nicolas Burdisso.

Source(s): Sky Italia

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